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Hugo – My Gigantic Cancer Survivor

Why am I doing this?


Hugo is a 140LB Cane Corso mastiff/Newfoundland mix that we adopted from a high-kill shelter in a rural area of the Shenandoah Valley in January 2009. In April we noticed a large lump on his side and immediately took him to the vet thinking it was just a fatty lump. When the vet came back from running tests and told us it was a Mast Cell Tumor and that Hugo had cancer, my heart sank.

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