Real-life Stories

Loss of Muscle in Dogs: Allie’s Muscle Wasting

Loss of Muscle in Dogs: Allie’s Muscle Wasting

Allie was a sweet, loving senior Maltese. She had not lost her appetite, and her weight seemed stable. However, Allie had been losing muscle. So much so that she looked like skin and bone. How could she be wasting away before her owner’s eyes and yet her weight remaining the same? I will not include a photo, but it was…

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An IMHA Survivor: Dylan’s Story of Survival

An IMHA Survivor: Dylan’s Story of Survival

Thirty to seventy percent of dogs succumb to IMHA within the first couple of months after they are diagnosed. It is usually the complications associated with the disease that prove fatal. There are dogs, however, who survive. Thank you, Richard Ford, for sharing Dylan’s story. Dylan’s story Today is exactly one year from the day I thought my Dog Dylan…

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