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11 July 2016
YAAAAAY YAAAAY AND YAAAAAY puppuccinos and purrpuccinos for everyone!
CHOCOLATE FOR YOU SALLY!😘
YAAAAY FOR GREAT NEWS! WE ALL NEED IT!
Sorry, you had to do drops again etc. but glad to hear they worked and Myrtle is pain-free! They could not more adorable spooning❣️
Smooches to Frankie and Myrtle!
Big hugs & loads of love❣️
4 April 2019
Oh Sally! Just love that video, and it was clear how much Mrytel loves that new baby!
You are such a great mom to Frankie and Mrytel!
My Beautiful Beloved Brownie was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma on February 26, 2019. With all odds against him he lived an additional one year and eight days with amputation, love, and prayer. I was honored to be his mom, and I have never been so proud! He will live forever in my Heart!
04/01/2007 - 03/05/2020
16 October 2012
That is awesome news Sally. When I saw this post pop back up my heart kinda sank. I was like oh no. But over all great news 🙂 Keep kicking butt Merry Myrtle 🙂
Michelle & Angels Sassy, Bosch and baby Simba.
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."
22 February 2013
Michelle (and Baby. Simba too💖), and Jackie! I didn't mean to scare ya' by bumping that title again. Actually, it kinda' startled me again too when I was trying to find it to update. That's why I started right off the bat that she was okay. Yeah, it was kind of an uncertain time. And yes Jackie, we want pictures of Bo fetting his puppuccino!
Purrpuccinos for everybody! Love it! And seeing Purrkins savoring every lick is priceless!- Thanks Holly!
Nancy, glad you enjoyed her video. Gave me a chance to go back and look at it and remind myself she's a happy doggy😊
Love to all❤
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!
27 July 2014
Dear, sweet Sally. Everytime I read one of your posts I think that in my next life I want to come back as one of your dogs. It's evident that your home is so full of love that Frankie and Myrtle show that love in their spooning.
I wish Merry Myrtle many more pain-free days. Let's celebrate with puppiccinos, purrpicinnos and chocolate!
Hugs for all,
Kerren, Missy Mona and Eli
24 September 2009
Hey I got scared too but then I kept reading and what a TREAT! YEAH! This is super duper news. I can't believe it's been a whole year. Wow!
There ain't a Starbucks for 100 miles where we are but if there was you know Wyatt Ray would be slurping a pupaccino right up with everypawdy else!
Thanks for the update Sally, it's always nice to let everyone know how things are going. And to include a picture, well that's icing on the cake. YAY!
26 January 2017
Awesome news! Definite YAY! for good pressures!
Myrtle definitely earned that puppuccino. And Frankie too!
David and Rocky (and Baxter now too!)
Rocky had his right front leg amputated on Valentine's Day 2017 after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma.
He joined the September Saints on September 3, 2017.
He is the toughest, bravest, sweetest and best friend I'll ever know.
21 May 2016
It's been ages since I logged onto Tripawds and, boy oh boy, what a joy to connect today and hear your marvellous, barking lunatic, goofy pooches are doing so well !!!
This calls for BIG celebrations !!!
READY, STEADY ... GO !!!!!
Love, hugs to you sweetie bun and an avalanche of tummy rubs to Frankie and Myrthe from auntie Teresa Angel Eurydice and baby Paloma
Eurydice 77kg/170lb Great Dane limping end of April 2016, amputation (right front leg/osteosarcoma) 4 May 2016 6 courses of carboplatin followed by metronomic therapy, lung mets found 30 Nov 2016. 3 courses of doxorubicin, PET scan 26 Jan 2017 showed more mets so stopped chemo. Holistic route April 2017. Lung X-ray 5 May 2017 showed several tennis ball size mets, started cortisone and diuretics. Miss Cow earned her XXL silver wings 12 June 2017, 13 months and 1 week after amputation and 6 1/2 months after lung mets, she was the goofiest dawg ever and is now happily flying from cloud to cloud woof woofing away :-)