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

    12 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.
    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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