California Shelter Dog Beats Cancer and Finds Its Forever Home

A 3-year-old chihuahua named Eric, who was formerly housed in a California animal shelter, has a lot to be thankful for this Christmas season.

According to People, the dog is cancer-free after 17 rounds of treatment and has found a forever home.

Eric arrived at the San Diego Humane Society as a stray in early July, according to the shelter. He’d been bitten by ticks and had bloodied feet. Lab tests and X-rays indicated a malignant Transmissible Venereal Tumor as well as Ehrlichiosis, a tick-borne illness.

The medical team at SDHS worked on treating Eric’s cancer and the tickborne disease he was carrying. While he was undergoing treatment, a foster family had been caring for him, the news outlet reported.

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