By anyone’s standards, French bulldog Bethanee Hamilton is a survivor. Abandoned on a roadside by a heartless previous owner, Bethanee (then called Princess) was sent to a local dog shelter. During routine surgery, she suddenly flatlined, before thankfully regaining consciousness.
There followed a turning point in Beth’s troubled life – an intervention by the Pacific NW Bulldog Rescue (PNWBR), a bighearted organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of English and French bulldogs in need of a secure and loving place to live.
Sad News and Silver Linings
During Beth’s PNWBR checkup, an ominous swelling on her rear left paw was identified. Further investigations led to a diagnosis of a mast cell tumor (mastocytoma) in the connective …