I came upon your blog on St Roch, patron saint of dogs, & I would like to ask for prayers to St Roch for our Scarlett. Scarlett is an 8 month old puppy we adopted from the pound. Scarlett has a heart murmur. My vet believes, from the sound of the murmur, it is a septal wall defect, or in layman's terms, a hole in her heart. We could have a lengthy cardiac work-up to be certain, but even if we did we could not pay for the open heart surgery to repair it. I am asking for prayers for her to live, not in pain or being starved for oxygen, but well & with us for many years. I know this is a miracle I'm asking for, but with God nothing is impossible! She is a sweetheart & we love her. Thank you!