Bessy Lou

Quick Facts: Breed: Beagle Gender: Female, spayed Age: 10-13 years old Size: 35 pounds Good with… Dogs? Yes! Cats? Yes! Kids? Yes! Bessy Lou – Sweetest girl ever! – Super friendly and loving, good with other dogs and cats. History Bessy arrived unable to put weight on one of her back legs so we immediately took her to our wonderful local vets who x-rayed leg and chest and found a) tumors (almost certainly cancerous) surrounding her kneecap but b) no visible spread to the chest, so the cancer *might be* confined to the knee (we hope, we hope). All of Bessy’s bloodwork looked terrific, and her physical exam also shows her to be in very good shape! We have her scheduled for an amputation surgery consult on March 24th! We expect her to get the green light from the surgeon for amputation which hopefully will happen soon after. Everyone thinks…

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