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City dogs and California dogs! Frankie Huckleberry Hound is gonna teach you how to howl!!
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22 February 2013
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11 February 2015 - 10:05 pm
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Frankie Huckleberry Hound is having a blast! It makes me so happy to see him so happy!!

Some free lessons on shrill shrieking...err....I mean..howling for all dogs who don t know howl! And trust me, you don't want them to learn!

Cut up your volume real loud.....bring your dogs and cats we go!!! VOLUME UP!!

Huckleberry Frankie's music:

Howling Huckleberry Hound:

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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11 February 2015 - 10:44 pm
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I am happy...HEAR ME HOWL!!!!!

Murphy is a five year old Lab/Chessie cross. He was hit by a car on 10/29/12 and became a Tripawd on 11/24/12. On 2/5/13, he had a total hip replacement on his remaining back leg. He has absolutely no idea that he has only three legs!

UPDATE: Murphy lived his life to the fullest, right up until an aggressive bone lesion took him across the Rainbow Bridge on April 9, 2015 and he gained his membership in the April Angels. Run free, my love. You deserve it!

Martinsburg, WV
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12 February 2015 - 7:06 am
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That's adorable!!!  I loved watching Frankie and Myrtle running and playing together.  That Frankie sure can go on 3 legs!

And listening to his vocalization just makes me smile...he's definitely one happy fella!!!



Sahana and her Angel Leland


November 17, 2009 - June 30, 2014

May you finally be healthy and running free at the Rainbow Bridge. Until we meet again my sweet boy!

Orange County, CA
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12 February 2015 - 8:11 am
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Wow!  It's official:  Frankie and Bernie can never meet!!oh-my It would be WAY too noisy!!!

Los Angeles, CA
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12 February 2015 - 9:46 am
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WOW.... what a playground for them! Jasper is definitely jealous (however, if that wasn't fully fenced in, she would be gone lickety split).... 

I won't let her listen to the 'howling' much as I love her 'low-growls'.... I am not sure I want to introduce any other sounds to her vocabulary. The big dog barks she has are enough! LOL 

He is FAST on those legs ... seriously ... no clue he's only got three. It's so impressive! 

I love that they play together so nice! What a happy pack!



alison with the spirit of shelby fur-ever in her heart (and little jasper too)

Shelby Lynne; Jack Russell/Shiba Inu mix. Proud member of the April Angels of 2014.

October 15, 2000 to April 8, 2014

Our story: Broke rear leg in June 2013 - non-conclusive results for cancer so leg was plated and pinned. Enlarged spleen in September 2013 and had it removed and was diagnosed with Hemangiosarcoma and started chemotherapy. Became a Tripawd January 8th, 2014 and definitive Hemangiosarcoma diagnosis. Three major surgeries in 7 months and Shelby took them all like a champ only to lose her battle to cancer in her brain. We had 8 amazing extra months together and no regrets. #shelbystrong #loveofmylife

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12 February 2015 - 9:59 am
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Love it.   He was teaching Myrtle to track :)   That howl is something else lol.  He is so happy having a home and a playmate and Myrtle is loving it too.


Keep sharing those videos

michelle & Angel Sassy


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."


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Thank you for joining in on the fun!

Ok...techie question...obviously you all could hear it...but my sound won't play. YES...I know your first thought...turn up the volume! It is! It plays on my plays on my you tube upload....but it doesn't play here.

Actually I've noticed that ro be the case when Inplay other videos on here recently, but I thought it was something to do with the settings in "their" end. Don't know why it started doing this recently...itsw a t ablet...and its me using the tablet...soooooo not sure what I've done to cause it. Clues?

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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He looks soooooo happy! And sure sounds that way too. He woke up Wyatt from a deep sleep, what a gorgeous singing voice!

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene | | |

Westminster, MD
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17 February 2015 - 8:29 am
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I love hearing the sound of a hound dog! Especially one that is so happy and loved! What a gorgeous boy Huckle-Frankie is as well !

Thanks for sharing him and Merry Myrtle with us, Sally, it certainly makes my day happy and joyful!
Much Love,
Bonnie, Angel Polly, and new crew

Livermore, CA

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17 February 2015 - 5:37 pm
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What a happy pair!

I think the pugs could use Frankie's ears as blankets, one on each side.



Tri-pug Maggie survived a 4.5 year mast cell cancer battle only to be lost to oral melanoma.

1999 to 2010


              Maggie's Story                  Amputation and Chemo

Orrtanna Pa.
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25 January 2014
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All this Hucklberry Hound talk has me smiling and reminiscing. I Loved Huckleberry hound as a kid. Even had a plastic plate with him that I ate off of. I have a stuffed one in my cedar chest. My maiden name was Hockenberry. When my Dad was young, he got the nickname Hucklberry, which became shortened to Huck. A lot of people still call him that. So I think I vote for Huckleberry/ Huck. BTW, love the singing!

TY GUY, Best Black Lab ever! Diagnosed  and had amp in January, 2014. Kicked MRSA's butt. Earned his angel wings on April 16, 2014. Run Free my boy and don't forget a shoe. Ty is a proud member of the " April Angels". Ty sent us Daryl, a Tripawd rescue in Sept. of 2016. Daryl is 5 +or -. We are also Pawrents to Chandler, a Border Collie mix who is 15 and 1/2, Lucy, a Corgi who is 7, 2 minis, 2 horses, and a feisty cat named Zoe. Zoe had a non skeletal Osteosarcoma removed in July 2015. No Chemo, she was at least 16. She is going strong although she is now completely blind. She is now close to 20 and her hobbies are eating and sleeping in front of her personal heater. 

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