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7 September 2017 - 1:29 pm
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Can you believe the Walk is just around the corner? Come one come all Midwestern Tripawders! Join us for a great time in Chicago. 

Call for Tripawds Exhibit Volunteers:

Can anyone who is attending the walk help staff our exhibit? We are in especially dire need of someone to help toward the end of the day for booth tear-down and re-packaging at 3pm. If you are able to commit, please Private Message me asap. Thanks!

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8 September 2017 - 9:07 am
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Hi everyone!   I am delighted to serve as captain of Team Tripawds for the Chicago PuppyUp Foundation walk this Saturday!   I would love to get an accurate head count - are you coming?  If so, it would be great if you can register with Team Tripawds - there is no registration fee.   Even if you can't come, what about registering and posting a picture of your tripawd on your personal page?  Donations are also always accepted - you can donate to the team as a whole on the PuppyUp walk website.  

I am a bit competitive, and noticed that Team Tripawds is currently the #2 fundraising team.   Seems like we should be #1!!!  And remember that PuppyUp has agreed to donate 20% of the donations to our team to Tripawds, so even more reason to donate.

But whether you register or not, please reply to let me know if you are planning on attending!

Join Team Tripawds Here!

Otis - 106 pound lab/Dane mix, lost his right front leg to osteosarcoma on Febuary 9, 2016.  Four rounds of carboplatin completed in April, 2016.  Lung mets August 25, 2016.  Said goodbye too soon on September 4, 2016.   Lost his adopted sister, Tess, suddenly on October 9, 2016. likely due to hemangiosarcoma.  

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8 September 2017 - 9:28 am
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Seems like we should be #1!!! 

Yesh Everypawdy!

Please consider making a small donation to Team Tripawds to support the Puppy Up Foundation in their research efforts to end cancer in pets and people. You do not have to be at the walk in Chicago to support your team!

exclamation PLUS: Puppy Up will be sharing donations collected for Team Tripawds during the month of September with the Tripawds Foundation. As of right now, that amount in zero.

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8 September 2017 - 4:56 pm
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Little does Admin know, but we received donations of $1,050 today.  That means that Puppy Up will give over $200 to the Tripawds Foundation!  And, we are only $200 away from our team goal of raising $3000!    I would love to get to that goal, so please consider joining the team, in person or virtually!  Just think of what a powerful message we are sending to all of the dog owners at the event who might some day face the same challenges we all have faced.

Otis - 106 pound lab/Dane mix, lost his right front leg to osteosarcoma on Febuary 9, 2016.  Four rounds of carboplatin completed in April, 2016.  Lung mets August 25, 2016.  Said goodbye too soon on September 4, 2016.   Lost his adopted sister, Tess, suddenly on October 9, 2016. likely due to hemangiosarcoma.  

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9 September 2017 - 6:54 am
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A special thanks to dobemom and beloved angel Nitro and to an anonymous donor for their generous contributions.  We are only $200 away from our team goal!

Otis - 106 pound lab/Dane mix, lost his right front leg to osteosarcoma on Febuary 9, 2016.  Four rounds of carboplatin completed in April, 2016.  Lung mets August 25, 2016.  Said goodbye too soon on September 4, 2016.   Lost his adopted sister, Tess, suddenly on October 9, 2016. likely due to hemangiosarcoma.  

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9 September 2017 - 10:03 am
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Thank you to midnighter94 and sweet Murphy, who I was honored to meet at last year's walk, for supporting Team Tripawds!

Otis - 106 pound lab/Dane mix, lost his right front leg to osteosarcoma on Febuary 9, 2016.  Four rounds of carboplatin completed in April, 2016.  Lung mets August 25, 2016.  Said goodbye too soon on September 4, 2016.   Lost his adopted sister, Tess, suddenly on October 9, 2016. likely due to hemangiosarcoma.  

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9 September 2017 - 10:21 am
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You're taking Gator, right?   Everybody needs to see who Otis and Tess sent you! 🙂 🙂

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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9 September 2017 - 10:43 am
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YAAAY! Thank you so much to Team Tripawds, you guys are rock stars. This is wonderful.

Christine, a big hug & much love coming your way this week on the one year angelversary of your sweet Otis and Tess. No doubt they are so proud of their mama. 

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9 September 2017 - 10:52 am
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Thank you, Christine, for all of your hard work for the walk!  I really wish we could attend this year, but my work schedule didn't allow it.

Donna

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Murphy had his right front leg amputated due to histiocytic sarcoma at 7 years old.  He survived 4 years, 2 months & 1 week, only to be taken by hemangiosarcoma at 11 1/2 years 6/12/17  

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Thanks to Susan204 and angel Miss Ruby for their generous donation!

Otis - 106 pound lab/Dane mix, lost his right front leg to osteosarcoma on Febuary 9, 2016.  Four rounds of carboplatin completed in April, 2016.  Lung mets August 25, 2016.  Said goodbye too soon on September 4, 2016.   Lost his adopted sister, Tess, suddenly on October 9, 2016. likely due to hemangiosarcoma.  

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Wheeeeeeeee! Big thanks from the Tripawds HQ too!

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12 September 2017 - 7:15 am
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Woo hoo!   We just topped $3000, our Team goal, and we are currently the #1 team (not that I am competitive or anything).   Special thanks to the Ortiz family and Tripawd Roscoe, and Karen Riley and angel Maggie, for their generous contributions!  

Since 20% of the funds we raise go to the Tripawds Foundation (thank you, PuppyUp!), can we raise a little bit more???

Otis - 106 pound lab/Dane mix, lost his right front leg to osteosarcoma on Febuary 9, 2016.  Four rounds of carboplatin completed in April, 2016.  Lung mets August 25, 2016.  Said goodbye too soon on September 4, 2016.   Lost his adopted sister, Tess, suddenly on October 9, 2016. likely due to hemangiosarcoma.  

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YAAAAAAAAAY for TEAM TRIPAWDS! 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂   SPECTACULAR! 🙂 🙂

Thanks for heading this up Christine!!!   You always go above and beyond to  get the job done!!! 🙂

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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WOOWWEWEEE! You guys this is so fantastic, thank you so much for putting us over the top! LOVE YOU! heartkiss

Meanwhile we are still looking for volunteers for the booth display on Saturday. If you'll be there we would love to have you represent Team Tripawds in the vendor area! PM me for details. Thanks so much.

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13 September 2017 - 8:21 am
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Not sure if anyone has seen it, but the PuppyUp Foundation September 2017 Newsletter is all about Tripawds!   (Perhaps Admin could insert a link?).   It features an article (and great photos) about Cadence and Heather, as well as an article titled "How to Care for a Three-Legged Dog," featuring Jerry and spokesdog Wyatt.  

And remember, they are donating 20% of any donations made to Team Tripawds in September right back to us!  

Otis - 106 pound lab/Dane mix, lost his right front leg to osteosarcoma on Febuary 9, 2016.  Four rounds of carboplatin completed in April, 2016.  Lung mets August 25, 2016.  Said goodbye too soon on September 4, 2016.   Lost his adopted sister, Tess, suddenly on October 9, 2016. likely due to hemangiosarcoma.  

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