2002, at the age of 11, Bullet had congestive
heart failure. Ultrasound and EKG diagnostic tests rendered diagnoses
dilated cardiomyopathy and atrial fibrillation. The prognosis: six
months to a
year survival. Bullet recovered but endured another congestive heart
episode in April 2003 and yet another in August of the same year.
a 4-year and 4-month
lymphoma, a 2-year survival with a deadly heart condition and 5
heart failure episodes, I think you’ll agree that this dog earned the
On November 20. 2004, the
acute renal failure and passed to the Rainbow
wrote the book “Help Your Dog Fight Cancer” to help others
who have a
dog with cancer and to share the story of Bullet’s odyssey. Bullet’s
become an inspiration to all dog lovers.
Bullet was one
that graced my life for 12 years, 2 months and a day. Bullet’s legacy is the
Magic Bullet Fund, providing
financial assistance to people who have dogs with cancer but can’t
treatment costs. As of September 2011, MBF has helped 150 beautiful
has been years since my boy Bullet went to the
Rainbow Bridge, though it seems like just yesterday that I had him in
is my guardian angel, my inspiration and my hero. Every day I whisper
"My sweet precious boy, I'm still holding you."