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It's National "Kick Your Husband//Wife Out of Bed and Sleep With Your Dog Day" !!
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Orrtanna Pa.
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30 August 2014 - 7:22 pm
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I have a priceless one I will have to dig up. It is actually of Chandler. At one point my 6' 2" husband and I shared a queen bed with 2 80 lb dogs. Yep, the 2 of us and Ty and Chan. Then I moved around my room and put in a love seat to sit on by the TV, that was it. They shared that loveseat bottom to bottom. I think we crowded them in the bed.laughing

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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30 August 2014 - 7:59 pm
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Great pics!! I see that no one on here likes dogs :-). My husband actually quit sleeping on the bed in our horse trailer and moved to the couch due to lack of room and one dog started sleeping with him down there. We just bought furniture today and part of the decision was based on how it would work for the dogs - Pitiful!!

Spirit Shooter was a Miniature Australian Shepherd who was diagnosed with a MCT and had a LF amp 1/28/13 at 13-1/2 years old. 

Shooter crossed the Bridge on 8/28/13, his 7 month ampuversary and two weeks from his 14th birthday.

http://shooter......ipawds.com

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30 August 2014 - 8:38 pm
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OMG these are adorable! If only we could get Wyatt Ray to sleep with us. Sigh.

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Virginia




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30 August 2014 - 9:39 pm
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Ohhhhhh Lori!!!! Cutest poctures ever!!!

Myrtle and I are putting on our PJs and coming over to sleep with your husband and Betsy!! Gosh...not THAT kind of "sleeping with your husbnd" !! Myrtle's a dog...and I'm old!!!

That Betsy is so stinkin' cute! Pure snuggle bug...cuddle bug...giant stuffy you just want to hugnlike a huge teddy bear!!!

And your son all comfy and cozy with the whole pack...loving these pics!!!

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!

Virginia




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30 August 2014 - 9:53 pm
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Luanne and Lori...just read your joyous post about sleeping with our dogs. Or rather, them allowing us to sleep with them!

Luanne, so you've trained your hubby to sleep in the horse trailer? Now thae what I call a well trainednhusand!!! way-cool Great way to make the marriage last!winker

Hmmmm...what's Wyatt's deal? That would be a GREAT question for the animal communicater Sept. 21st!!!way-cool

Jerry..M ichelle..remember the ones Dhama posted of Kermit and she sleeping...those would be fun to post here...needless to say...it's out of my area of edpertise!

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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30 August 2014 - 9:55 pm
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We want to join this pawty!

You won't catch me in these pics, but trust me, I'm right there fighting for my own space.

right to left... Addy is a pillow hog, Morrigan just uses my arm as her pillow, Addy also has no shame, Bagheera uses my legs as his hammock (when he's not attacking my feet), and the last one Aissa is the black mass on the other corner.  The only one missing is Mathilde, because she usually sleeps on the storage trunk at the foot of the bed.

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Karma, Adelaide and the crew, and our special angel Brendol

Adelaide is a young tripawd Husky, from an injury.  Her amp was on 10/1/12.  She has 4 sisters, Aissa (a senior border collie/chow), Maggie May (a puppy Great Pyrenees), Mathilde and Morrigan and 1 baby brother, Bagheera.  We are all watched over by our angel Brendol, who was dx with OSA 1/30/13, amp on 2/6/13, and left us on 8/20/13.

PitaPata - Personal picturePitaPata Dog tickers

 You can read their stories at http://adelaide.tripawds.com and http://brendol.tripawds.com


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30 August 2014 - 10:03 pm
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Ah, dear Sally, you are as adorable as Merry Myrtle. Old people still "sleep" you know!! kiss

These are great photos, thanks for starting this day off with such fun. So far they are larger dogs hogging the bed. Gotta love 'em.

Kerren & Mona, an early morning under the cover cuddler

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30 August 2014 - 10:03 pm
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Love it love it love it!!!

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Virginia




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30 August 2014 - 10:37 pm
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YAAAAY! I was hoping Karma woud chime inwith pictures!! That Addy is a sleepig beauty, that's for sure!!!

Myrtle likes to sleep like Addy in her "no shame" position! It must just feel realy relaxing ontheir back. Bagherra is enjoying is"no shame" position also!!

Karma...no way you have much room at all with al those snuggle bugs!!...and isn't that the best feeling in the world!?

I love that they all tolerate each other so well. Aissa robably has the most room of everyone!!!

Love to all and Sweet Brendol too!

Sally and Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle too!

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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31 August 2014 - 8:24 am
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Well, I tried to get a picture last night but Snickers moved.  So I will see if I can get one last night.  I was going to have to sleep on the floor on the dog pillow.  But I will try to sneak a picture of these 2 if i can get one.

 

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Michelle & Angel Sassy

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Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
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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."

Virginia




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31 August 2014 - 4:29 pm
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OKAY MICHELLE..WE'LL BE WAITING!clap

Come on Snickers, hold still!! This ought to be great...two wild and crazyb Rotti pups...one pillow..and their mom trying to hod the camera and take a sefie!!!

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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31 August 2014 - 6:50 pm
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Sally,

You are always so sweet.  Love hearing from you.  I must say, I end up sleeping in some very pretzel like positions.  Because, you know, we don't dare make them move. 

Karma

Adelaide is a young tripawd Husky, from an injury.  Her amp was on 10/1/12.  She has 4 sisters, Aissa (a senior border collie/chow), Maggie May (a puppy Great Pyrenees), Mathilde and Morrigan and 1 baby brother, Bagheera.  We are all watched over by our angel Brendol, who was dx with OSA 1/30/13, amp on 2/6/13, and left us on 8/20/13.

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 You can read their stories at http://adelaide.tripawds.com and http://brendol.tripawds.com


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31 August 2014 - 7:06 pm
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OK, no way to include myself in here but this is what the past 2 nights have looked like LOL

 

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Now when Bosch & Sassy were younger this is what it looked like.  I slept at the other end.

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Michelle & Angel Sassy

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Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
sassysugarbear.tripawds.com
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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31 August 2014 - 7:37 pm
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OK, the pugs are pretty small by comparison, but they do manage to make themselves comfortable anywhere on the bed, and usually where I am supposed to sleep.

In the first picture you see on the left two neatly folded blankets for the pugs, plus a crate mat and a white blankie which is Tani's and Obie's BFF Mr. Bill.  On the right you see my side complete with two pugs, Obie sleeping on my pillows and Tani sleeping right below him.

The second picture is just an Obie bonus- this was back in his most insecure days when he wanted to sleep under something to feel safe.  Those are my pillows and of course his BFF Mr. Bill.

 

Karen

 

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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

Virginia




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31 August 2014 - 8:58 pm
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LMAO!!! Michelle, no waaaay there's room for you on that bed...ESPECIALLY with Sassy and Bosch!!! And they aren't even in their full "stretched out
:-) pws in the air" position!!

So tell us the truth now.....actually, Snickers and Jazz...and Bosch and Sassy too.....put YOU in their crate at night and THEY sleep on your bed without having to worry about their human taking up too much space!!!

KAREN! Two dogs in that first picture??? Anybody see dogs?? No dogs on that bed! I see two tiny lumps of coal......Oh!! Wait!!!! That's Obie and Tani!!!
And they are adorable! I love how you described their "side" of the bed...which is "dogless"....VS your side of the bed, which is humanless!

And Obie with Mr. Bill...OMD!!! SOOOO. CUTE!!!

Hope pictures keep coming....these are fun!!!! Hope Shari sees this and post one of Evelyn hogging the bed! Bet that would be a good one!

Hugs to all!!! Thanks for the smiles!!!

Sally and Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle too!

(Karen..a little extra hug to Tani)

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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