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My name is Gary and ,yes its 100% true about pets beingba a part of your family , We have 2 chihuahuas and they bring us so much joy ,love ,company and only ask that they are loved back. 

For someone thinking about getting a pet for recuperation purpose I fully agree , if you live alone they give you the company, someone to talk to and no I'm not daft , they really do listen and understand .

Without our two chihuahua I think life would be so empty and dull especially right now with all the situation that we are going through .

Thank you 

  • Hi Gary. I completely agree, dogs are family. We lost our Airedale a year ago, at the age of 14, and we miss him terribly. We also have a 5 year old Bichon Frise who is my little shadow, she is with me wherever I go. She not only has helped me with whilst coping with cancer, and the loss of our dear Airedale, but also through shielding this past year. 

    Our Airedale was a gentle giant, but I am sure he sensed my cancer. He would sniff my arm pit, on the right side only, and he wouldn’t do it to anyone else. Once the tumour in my bronchial airway was removed, he never did again. 

    Take care 


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  • Hi Gary, 

    I couldn’t agree more. I was diagnosed early January and I started chemo-radiotherapy on Monday. It has all been such a shock but my beautiful  Doberman has helped me through - she really is a fantastic companion and we would be lost without her. 

    I have been told that my treatment will make me tired as the days go by, but I know I’ll be out walking in the fresh air with my gorgeous girl, she will get me through this.  

    I’m sure your two chihuahua’s will bring you much comfort and strength, and I wish you well for the future.