Animals: Grouse

Grouse, a kind-faced English setter belonging to Mr. & Mrs. Robert Thompson of Rahway, N. J., has been limping in his left foreleg since Christmas. At first they thought Grouse had bruised himself, but this month they had him Xrayed.

Sadly the doctor informed Mr. & Mrs. Thompson that osteogenetic sarcoma (cancer of the bone) had set in. For that disease, rare in dogs, common in humans, the preferred remedy has been amputation. The famed Mayo Brothers, in their clinic at Rochester, Minn., were trying to develop a therapeutic treatment for it, said...

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