Corgi Mix with possible bone cancer
I have a 5yr corgi/shepherd mix whose about 45 lbs (now shes done to 43 was 48 in summer) whose been having some lameness in her hind right leg, the other day i was feeling her over and felt a large hard lump on the inside of her hind leg around her knee area. We went to the vet yesterday and x-rays showed bone deterioration and vets concern is bone cancer. The radiographs are being sent to a radiologist specialist and then we will schedule for a bone biopsy.
Has anyone been through this? What is the normal treatment plan? I refuse to do chemo and my dog doesnt seem to act sick at all and I dont want to make her feel awful! Shes an over all very happy dog just with a limp and maybe a little more tired then usual (and weight loss). I know amputation may be an option, but being a corgi mixed with a big dog she has bad front legs (has already had surgery once to correct front legs and fix elbow bone that didnt fuse).
Please any information will help! I am completely devastated and really hope the outlook for her life is positive, however i have not read many success stories concerning bone cancer.