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"I will read this book over and over and over again. Thank you so much for writing it."

-Sandi D.

What's In The Book

In addition to the very touching story about Oliver’s struggle with a painful, debilitating disease, this book contains stories from dog owners whose pets suffer a similar plight, along with helpful information about the disease.

Contents 

Acknowledgements  

4

Dedication  

6

Preface 

7

PART ONE: OLIVER 

9

Chapter 1:Waiting

10

Chapter 2: Finding Oliver

12

Chapter 3: Puppy training  

14

Chapter 4: Growing up 

16

Chapter 5: What’s wrong with your dog?  

18

Chapter 6: Surgery 

22

Chapter 7: Recovery 

24

PART TWO: OTHER STORIES OF COMPASSION AND COURAGE

27

Rainbow Bridge  

40

PART THREE: CLINICAL INFORMATION

49

A Breeder’s Viewpoint 

51

What’s happening on the outside 

52

Caring for a dog with syringomyelia  

53

Syringomyelia 

54

MRI images of affected and unaffected dogs

57

Dear Readers... 

58

Web sites

59

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