In 2007, my black lab brother Jake died of cancer. He was only eight years old. My mom and dad were devastated, because Jake was their first and only child, and he was everything to them. (They hadn't met me yet.)
Jake January 19, 1999 - December 1, 2007
In Jake's memory, mom, dad and I have formed a team to participate in the 2nd Annual Mutt Strutt to help raise money for Fetch-A-Cure, a Richmond, Virginia-based nonprofit organization that educates people about canine cancer, its prevention, and treatment, and helps people pay for cancer treatment for their dogs. If you would like to join or sponsor our team, check out Team Garth's Fundraising Page.