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The latest on canine cancer survivor 'Bubbles'

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A much anticipated update was provided on Wednesday morning about Bubbles, the Neapolitan mastiff who had a massive nearly 9-pound tumor removed from her face in November.

According to Bubbles' rescuers, Noah's Arks Rescue, the courageous dog continues to make wonderful progress as she undergoes treatment to remove the last traces of her cancer.

Bubbles has been undergoing chemotherapy, and according to her rescuers, in the process she has made a new best friend.

The rescue agency wrote the following about Bubbles and her cancer buddy, Spencer:

BUBBLES and SPENCER have been cancer buddies for the last month. They go to the cancer center together to get their chemo.

They have each become totally in love since they started this process. Each supports and encourages the other to go into the hospital. We love seeing them play and have fun in the process.

Chemotherapy is not taking a negative toll on Bubbles' body and her kidney values, which were a point of concern previously, have improved.

All in all, Bubbles' progress to date is nothing short of miraculous - there are many individuals who may have questioned the dog's very survival after seeing what she initially looked like after being picked up by a good Samaritan and taken to the Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS) facility in Maryland in mid-November.

Thanks to extraordinary care provided by the specialists selected by Noah's Arks Rescue, Bubbles continues on with her amazing recovery.

Read more about Bubbles and Spencer and how you can help with their veterinary expenses here.

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