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Geez! I forgot to post MERRY MYRTLE's birthday Puppy Latte! (One year old Dec. 27)
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Wish I could tell Merry Myrtle's birthday adventure as well as was a good one!

Sooo...load her up for her Birthday trip to Petco and then Stsrbucks. She has on her birthday hat at Petco and people were actually asking if they couldtake selfies with her!! It was sooooo cute and she was loving the attention...and treats!

Then off to Starbucks! Weell, Miy Pal Merry Myrtle Mae decideds she will just bum rush me and get in the front seat...which really means half sit on the divider console and pushes the gear into reverse and nuetral a few times while Im going 60 mph!

By the time we get to Starbucks she's in my lap and refuses to get in the back seat. She usually puts her head out the back w k ndow and the Starbucks staff holds her Puppj Latte for her to slurp up. Anhway, snes climbing alk over me...I drop the money and latte on the ground...olen car door to get it...and Myrtle nearly crushes me between the car and the bulding trying to lick ner latte up off the ground. Yeah, cars behind us. I CANNOT get her back in the car! She turned herself into a hundred pound block of concrete with her feet glued to the pavement. Starbucks hands me another Puppy Latte to trh and entice her back into the car.

Not happening....and I'm still parked at the window! Grab her leash...pull her up on their little "porch area"...hand her off to two perfect strangers with whip cream slobber and her latte so I can move the car and go jnside and pay for my Espresso Frappucinno with whip cream..YUM!

Starbucks now has a sign up .."We no longer serve Puppy lattes"! JUST KIDDING!!!!

HAPPY ONE YEAR BIRTHDAY MERRY MYRTLE! I love you!!! Thank you for sending her to me HAPPY HANNAH! I love you!!

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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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24 January 2015 - 10:33 am
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The next Super Bowl Commercial for STARBUCKS! Move over Budweiser Puppy!!!!!

Merry Myrtle celebrating her ONE YEAR BIRTHDAY wit:

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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Boy Sally that was a birthday adventure for you & Myrtle.  I love that you take her to Starbucks.  Something the girls and I don't do.  Maybe I will have to  :)   One at a time of course because it would be to crazy otherwise.   Happy belated birthday Myrtle.  :)    I love the fact those 2 guys helped out with Myrtle too



Michelle & Angel Sassy


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05/04/2006 -  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19  fought cancer for 4 months.

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Ahhhh... so cute!!! that is a great story yet I would have a coronary if jasper switched the gears in my car ... well i don't have gears but if she touched anything while i was driving that would impact the driver! lol 

Happy Birthday Myrtle!!!!! SO adorable..... 

Jasper is jealous since all she got was fancy wet doggy food... :-( Next year! 

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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Oh Myrtle, you are adorable! Happy Birthday! They learn fast don't they? Daryl gets peeved if he does not get a cookie at the bank drive thru. He makes darn sure he is seen by the teller. He also likes Sonic. They have a puppy ice cream treat. Free! We have not tried Starbucks. That would be Chandler, he loves coffee.☺️ Hugs, Lori, Ty and gang

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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25 January 2015 - 7:56 am
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Myrtle would make an AWESOME SuperBowl commercial ;)

Happy Birthday, big, beautiful, girl.

Shanna & Spirit Trouble ~ Trouble gained her wings 3/16/2011, a 27 1/2 month cancer survivor, tail wagging. RIP sweetheart, you are my heart and soul.  Run free at Rainbow Bridge.
The November Five - Spirits Max, Cherry, Tika, Trouble & Nova. 11/2008 - 3/2013 An era ends as Queen Nova crossed the Bridge.

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I would vote for Myrtle being a fabulous next fabulous commercial spokes-pup for Starbucks! What a great sequence of pics, and a treasured video as well.....of course she has the most perfect and beautiful face to go along with that Starbucks latte drinking talent......!

Happy 1st Birthday, Merry Myrtle, sending kisses on your nose!
Much Love,
Bonnie & Angel Polly

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What a great story! Oh my gosh maybe it's time for Myrtle to get her driver's license?

Hoppy One Year on the planet Myrtle clap

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Haha! Happy Birthday Mrytle!!!!! Oh boy, sounds like Myrtle had a Tanner moment she was so excited for her latte! Tanner  once jumped onto BF's lap (while he was driving) and tried to get onto the dashboard using the steering wheel as a step ladder. way-confused 

Hannah, thank you for giving all of us Ms. Mrytle. We just love her!!

Mom to Tripawd Angels Jake (2001-2014) and Rosco (2012-2015) and Tripawd Tanner. “Whatever happens tomorrow, we had today; and I'll always remember it”  


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Now THAT'S a birthday to remember!!! hahahahaha  Puppy Latte's???  Seriously?  hat are they?

They certainly look good to Myrtle!!!

Christine... with Franklin 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!


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Yes MICHELLE, you have to take Snickers and Jazz for a Puppy Latte...with video!

CHRISTINE...Puppy Latte's a cup of whip cream, but Myrtle thinks it's real coffee!

JASPER LILY! Hold a sit-in until you get a latte!!!

SHANNA and BONNIE! Thanks for seconding the nomination for the next Starbucks commercial! And Bonnie...I kissed her nose and told her it was from you and Polly...she wagged!

JERRY! I told her on her sixteenth birthday she coukd apply for her driver's license!

LORI...Didn't know that about Sonic...will jave to try that next! Love the visual of Daryl usingnhis cuteness to con a cookie from the bank teller!

ELIZABETH. OMD! I literally can visualize Tanner doing that with toal abandon....eyes glistening with excitement...tail wagging...and a look of pride on his cute mug!!!

Thank you everybody!!! We love you 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!

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Yes!  They're known as "pup cups" (tall cup of whipped cream) at all the Starbucks we go to.  Panzer and Bismarck adore those yummy cups of goodness and usually end up demolishing the cups themselves after finishing off the whipped cream.

....and of course a happy, happy birthday to Myrtle!  My boys send kisses.


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Thanks Bizmark and Pranzer! Two Rotties at once with whip cream all over their mugs?? OMD! Too cute!!

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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28 January 2015 - 12:18 pm
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Okay, I'm still chuckling about your birthday adventure. LOL!

Harmony became a Tripawd on 10/21/14 (MCT). She left us way too soon on 11/1/14.

"We miss you so much; our love, our heart, our Harmony."

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