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How NOT to go down an icy ramp...demonstrated by tripawd Frankie Huckleberry!
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22 February 2013
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5 March 2015 - 10:31 pm
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This is the kind of thing that makes trpawd pawents almost faint....

Don't try this at home..:

And one more rime in case you missed it...wish I could play in slow motion

And again...:

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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5 March 2015 - 10:52 pm
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All right!! They play so well together. I know how you feel about Huckle diving off the side. Darn dog makes you gasp. Well Sally, they're going to do what they want to do. Kids these days...

Love them,

Kerren and Mona

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6 March 2015 - 5:36 am
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Franklin Huckleberry is channeling his inner Tanner! So is "franklin huckleberry" his official name ?? :)  

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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6 March 2015 - 6:44 am
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Yep! That would be Daryl. Jump off the side, give me a panic attack. They are having so much fun. BTW, how do you get your video on here? I have a cute one of Chandler smiling and I cannot get it to go on a post and play. User error I am sure, I am so not Tech savvy. Hugs Lori , Ty and the 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. 

Westminster, MD
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6 March 2015 - 9:06 am
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I love how well they play together, they truly adore each other! And Huckle-Frankie is displaying his super-Tripawd powers with his short-term flying abilities!

Stay safe in the snow, M.M. And H.F......but have fun!
Much Love,
Bonnie, Angel Polly, and new crew

Los Angeles, CA
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6 March 2015 - 9:20 am
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OK - as a quadpawd mom that gives me a heart attack!!! I am surprised we didn't hear you GASP! 

I love how they play and you really cannot tell he's missing a limb. I've said it before but hot d@mn... dogs are amazing!!!! 

alison (shelby furever 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

Livermore, CA

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6 March 2015 - 9:21 am
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Looks like you are going to have to put one of those arching covers over the ramp to keep him from jumping off- like they do on freeway overpasses to keep people from throwing things on the freeway... or does that just happen in California?


I love how they get along so well, what a wonderful pair.



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

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OH holy crap!!!! I think you need something covering the side because I would be needing an ambulance for me for a heart attack.  Crazy kid.

I love how they play so well with each other :)   I am so glad Merry Myrtle has a friend to play with.  Definitely can't tell he is missing that front leg. 



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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Okay Lori...this will be...hmmm...."intersring" teaching you how to post a You laughing from the leanut gallleey!

Here we go

First of all,I hereby give THE ADMIN GUY lermission to js these great instructions as a tutori on j ow to upload videos onto the site!!!clap

So. You go tonyiur "gallery" your video....tap the "sideways v...yeah...a V turned on it's side....then you tap the YouTube icon...then y ou hit UPLOAD....once its tap the sideways V again and this time you tap COPY TO CLIPBOARD
.....then you go to y our post page and a little "arrow" will tap tjat and at the top of the pagethevery top...a banner will appear and you tap thae little icon that looks like a clipboard.....and success! .....your youtube will magically aplear!!!

I think Ive left out a step though...somewhere you jave to tap something that says...htlm, doesn't really say etc.....I just mean a bunch of letters and numbers come up after htlm...

Let me know how this works for ya!!!!!! LMownAO


Sally Apple

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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6 March 2015 - 11:14 pm
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Hey Sally, thanks for the tutorial. You are Wonder Woman with your tripawd knowledge, love and support and now Techie Tutorials. I'll try posting a video now that I have this lesson. Is this what you mean by sideways V: ">"?

Thanks, Kerren

Raleigh, NC
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That made me gasp and feel like my grandmother watching me play in the ocean.  winkerThey're having fun but....I can't watch.  Thanks for making my heart stop Sally!  clap


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7 March 2015 - 11:56 am
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Thanks EVERYBODY for your responses.....and sharing the lanic attack with me! He is one crazy hound!

Here Mona.....for you a d Lori.....way-cool

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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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7 March 2015 - 7:58 pm
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Oh my DOG I just now had a chance to watch this! He gave me a heart attack! I can't imagine what you felt when you saw him do that. Yikes!

Admin got a good chuckle out of your tutorial, he says good job!

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Holy moley !  this freaks any tripawd mom out.  The tripawds' guardian angels can't take a day off.  

Our awesome Golden Boy was diagnosed for OSA in April 2014 in the proximal humerus, front-leg amp on 05/20/2014. Finished chemo (Carbo6) on 07/10/2014. Ongoing treatment: acupuncture + K-9 Immunity Plus ( 3chews) and home-cooked no-grain diet.   Stopped Apocaps because of liver issues.   Liver issues: controlling altered enzymes with SAM-e and Milk Thistle.  October 17:  started having seizures.  Taking fenobarbital for seizures.  April 18: started prednisone.

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