• Sparkle, Friendly Neighborhood Fixture, Loses Battle With Jaw Cancer

    7 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Sparkle's neighbors in Somerville, Massachusetts all knew her. The dog spent her days lazing around in her front yard next to a sign that introduced her and a bottle of hand sanitizer for germ-free pets. People walking by were encouraged to stop and give her some much-deserved attention.
    For the past month, Sparkle rested under a new sign, one that revealed her unfortunate diagnosis. The 11-year-old had an incurable cancer in her upper jaw.
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    Sparkle's mom, Melora Rush, said she put the original signs out during the pandemic in 2020, as the pup loved sleeping in the yard and greeting...
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