I still receive emails from people all around the world telling me about their experiences with hemangiosarcoma. Many have told me they found this site shortly after their best friends were diagnosed with this cancer. They told me that reading about Xaros helped them understand what to expect and helped them make decisions. I wrote a lady that had told me how much the site helped her that I felt that Xaros, ever the public servant, was still helping people.

I think that up until the last day or two, Xaros had a good quality of life after the diagnosis. He had good days and bad, but mostly good. Seeing his eyes sparkle while playing in the front yard on a good day made it worthwhile for us both. I think he enjoyed the extra time he had with me, but I am not sure if I would put him through all the hardships again.