Mr. Molson, a 12-year-old golden retriever, was diagnosed with cancer and was given three months to live. His cancer diagnosis wasn’t going to stop his family from enjoying their last months with him.
With the tumor in the dog’s nose growing every day, his owners have been taking him on daily bucket list adventures.
Tim Griffin of Red Lion, Pennsylvania said the dog became his pet in 2005 after he was born to another family on a local farm.
The dog was a very important part of Tim’s family, which also included his children Chloe, 10, and Elliott 8.
In January, Tim discovered a growth on the dog’s nose, which was later removed. But then the growth returned, and was diagnosed as maxillary fibrosarcoma – an incurable cancer.
Kristi Meyers, the veterinarian technician who cares for the dog, suggested the bucket list idea.
The family created a list of about 40 items for the dog to experience on his bucket list. “It’s letting us have a lot of fun with him and make some good memories before he goes,” said Tim.
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