Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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What does it mean to Be More Dog?
Find out in Be More Dog: Learning to Live in the Now by Tripawds founders Rene and Jim. Learn life lessons learned from their Chief Fun Officer Jerry G. Dawg! Get the book and find fun gifts in the Be More Dog Bookstore.
1 October 2017
I made a post, I know I did... shoot! I am so glad Nellie is doing ok, that was a great video I am so very sorry that you lost your buddy Bob. It sounds like he was meant to be with you though, you gave him the best life to make him happy. Most others would not have been able to do that. You have a beautiful way of letting everypawdy just be themselves, and you love unconditionally. A lot of people could learn a lesson from that.
I have wondered a few times how Nellie would be with all of this, and I am really happy that she and Myrtle are bonding. OMD Myrtle is like a ginormous teddy bear
Sending love and bunches of hugs your way
Jackie and Huckleberry
Jackie, David, Bo, Andy, Oscar, Phoebe, and the coolest feral tripawd kitty Huckleberry
18 May 2014
LOVE that video of Myrtle playing with Nellie! She looks like a young pup bouncing around there. And that picture from Jackie! Absolutely stunning! Cant wait to see it in person.....4 weeks and counting
Paula and Warrior Angle Nitro
Nitro 11 1/2 yr old Doberman; right front amp June 2014. Had 6 doses carboplatin, followed by metronomic therapy. Rocked it on 3 legs for over 3 years! My Warrior beat cancer, but couldn't beat old age. He crossed the Bridge peacefully on July 25, 2017, with dignity and on his terms. Follow his blog entitled "Doberman's journey"
"Be good, mama loves you".....run free my beautiful Warrior
16 October 2012
It is truly great to see Myrtle playing with Nellie. She is getting a little back to herself now. I am glad that Nellie is adjusting somewhat to Bob being gone and with Frankie and Myrtle.
Love that everyone has honored Bob in a special way. <3 <3 <3
Sending love and hugs
Michelle & Angels Sassy & Bosch
Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
07/26/2006 - Sassy earned her wings 08/20/2013
05/04/2006 - Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19 fought cancer for 4 months.
"You aren't doing it TO her, you are doing it FOR her. Give her a chance at life."
13 August 2015
24 September 2009
Awwwwwwww. Three IS the magic number, it was beautiful watching the pups just hanging out together and "chatting." Life goes on and the dogs make the most of every day in honor of Bob. Thank you for sharing a beautiful moment with all of us. I'm glad you did because I was just about to start bawling when you shared that story of his burial.
And Sally you ALWAYS have the right words to say, never ever doubt that.
I love the gift from Jackie, that is just gorgeous. What love that shines throughout this community!
22 November 2012
Oh Sally... I haven't been here for a while.. but the first post I read is from you and how you have gone through another sweet pup running for the bridge.. And you know how I feel about the bridge... That sweet water, that fresh green grass, and all those four legged friends to chill with and snuggle up close and share dreams. Myrtle probably snagged Bob right when he arrived... we all have our pawprint on our pups and they know each other up there. I'm sorry you are and will be aching for a while... after all.. we always choose tears!!
Christine... with Franklin, Maggie & Diesel in her heart
Franklin, he was the Happiest Dog on Three Legs! Diagnosed 09/26/2012 with Osteosarcoma, amputated 12/4/2012. Had a wonderful 5 1/2 months painfree until he ran for the Bridge on 5/15/2013. Always in my heart, and always a guardian angel of my pack... You can follow his Tripawd Adventures, before and after, in my blog, Frank'n'Farter!
22 February 2013
CHRISTINE! OMD. Always good to hear from you, regardless of the circumstances!! And only YOU can paint the most beautiful, inviting and fun picture of The Bridge so exquisitely!
I DO hope you'll do an update and let us know what's going in with you with you and Mr Wilson. Frankin's banner shows up pften and it always makes me smile. And it makes me happy to know he and Maggie are together❤
Lovely to hear from you dear friend💖
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!