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The Rainbow Bridge

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17 July 2017 - 3:11 pm
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Beast Ann is kickin' some butt! I'm happy to hear she's made such progress and is moving on to her new normal with eating and stairs and all that. Are your stairs carpeted? It's great that she can navigate going downstairs, I was always so worried when Jerry did it on one front leg.

Are you working with Dr. Selting at Mizzou? If so tell her Tripawds said hello. I'd love to hear more about the trial and the work they are doing for your sweetie so please keep us updated.

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17 July 2017 - 11:06 pm
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So wonderful to hear how well Beaat Ann is doing AND to get a picture of her on HER couch!!

To see such a big gal do so well as a tripawd provides so much hope a dbit inspiration to anyone else facing this journey.

Cheering for ya' Beast Ann!!

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Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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18 July 2017 - 8:56 am
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Such a great update!  Beast Ann you're amazing!  Great couch picture!  Love this girl!

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21 July 2017 - 12:02 pm
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Beast Ann had her first injections of her vaccine yesterday.  I requested new x-rays which confirmed that nothing has metastasized yet so that's good.  Otherwise nothing exciting.  We'll be going back the next two Thursdays to get more injections unless they have difficulties developing the vaccine.  

Today she got to go to work with mom so hopefully she's pulling her weight to bring home the bacon.

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Hey all, sorry it's been a while.  But no news is good news, right?!  Beast has been doing great.  She had a second injection a couple of weeks ago and returned for apheresis yesterday.  The procedure involved a rather large catheter in the side of her neck, which I'm sure was not very enjoyable, and she was under general anesthesia so she was a bit off yesterday.  She was more herself this morning and we'll check on the healing of her neck this evening.  We were told the procedure went as well as can be expected and she was the quickest one to date.  I understand that they extracted her white blood cells so they can take them to the lab for a super-strengthening process.  We're scheduled to return next Wednesday for the infusion of the super-cells and then shots for the next couple of days.  It'll be a rough week but the wiggles and and tail wags when we get back home tell us it is all worth it.  

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19 August 2017 - 1:01 pm
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WHat great news! I'm glad the injection is working for her. Can you point us to the study that you're participating in? We'd love to learn more. Thanks and hugs to you both, keep up the pawesome job!

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Beast Ann is in the Elias trial at Mizzou.  We're coming down to the end of the treatments.  Yesterday we had an infusion where they put the strengthened white blood cells back into her body.  It took a while but there were no noted side-effects at all.  She was immediately back to her normal self.  Next week she will be spending the week there for interleukin injections.  Then we will have a couple more interleukin injections the following week.  Then we're done!  They'll continue to run x-rays over the subsequent months to keep an eye out for tumors.  

We are loving every extra minute that we've been given with our puppy. She's sawing logs at my feet as I type this. 

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26 August 2017 - 1:00 pm
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Oh THAT trial! Thank you for letting me know. It's good to know someone who is going through it. What a fascinating study! Thanks for helping science, you and Beast Ann are doing great things.

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3 October 2017 - 3:47 pm
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It's been a while so I wanted to pop in and give an update on our sweet pooch.  We went in for a final blood workup and xrays back in the middle of September.  Beast Ann checked out with flying colors and so far no metastasis to the lungs!  She is completely back to her old self plus a little extra hop in her step.  We couldn't be happier with our decision and the support we've gotten from this group.

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BEST NEWS OF THE DAY!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂  WAY TO GO BEAST ANN!!!! 🙂 🙂    You are a remarkable young lady doing remarkable things!!

Yes Beast Ann, you INSPIRE and you give HOPE and you show the world how big dawgs can thrive on three legs just fine!! 🙂

You keep on putting that "extra hope in your step" and we'll keep on cheering for you every step of the way!! 🙂 🙂

Celebrate with ice cream and cake tonightt, okay???   We sure will! 🙂

Hugs and love

Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!

PS. We wpuld love nothing more than photos AND video'of your sweet cuddly self!! 🙂

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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4 October 2017 - 9:08 am
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Wow Beast Ann, you have quite a story to tell don’t you?!

what an incredibly brave puppy you are, with super brave pawrents! I’m so glad to be reading that everything is going so well for you... keep up the good work big girl and keep Mum And Dad hoppy!

Sloppy kisses from Stewie👅🐾
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Petra, Paul, & his feline siblings, Mr. Spike, Chester Molester & Miss Lily 🐾🐾
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Sloppy Kisses from Tripawds Hero Super Stewie 👅 ❤️... Head bops and chin scratches From

Spitfire Spike, Chester McFiend & Prissy Missy Lily 😻😽😻 and hugs from Petra & Paul ❤️❤️

                    Check out Stewies journey at  http://stewie20.....pawds.com/

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16 October 2017 - 8:18 am
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- I don't think the site allows me to embed video so here's the link to the pup chasing her uncle Potter around the family room.  Had to cut her off when the barks started because little brother and sister were sleeping.  Her fur is filling-in nicely.

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beastann said
I don't think the site allows me to embed video...

Now you know! way-cool

Paste any Youtube (or Vimeo) Share link and the video will auto embed in your forum post.

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16 October 2017 - 8:31 pm
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Beast Ann you are doing so well Girlie!clap Your Uncle Potter plays so nicely with you what a great video Mum! Thanks for that! It just so lovely to watch her move around so well! Good job Beast Ann! Keep up the good work!

Hus and sloppy kisses from Stewie and his followers!way-coolwinkerheart

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WOOF!!!!   WOOF!  WOOF!!!   YOU ROCK BEAST ANN!!!    LOOOOOVE THIS VIDEO!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂

This is why we do what we do.   Seeing Beast Ann just as happy as can be and not missing a beat because she's a tripawd!  She really gave Uncle Potter a lesson in hiw big tripawd dogs can still out maneuver four leggers.  I love how she kept taking the short cut arou d the couunter ro out fox Uncle Potter 🙂

This really made my day!  Cannot stop smiling!  Just love this dog!!

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