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Tripawd Frankie & Blind Merry Myrtle welcome Tripawd Cash & semi-Blind Hank to furever home
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6 November 2021 - 8:18 am
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OMC, yes, we see improvement!

They are SMILE MAKERS & SOOO dang happy. What a joy to see! Wag Wag & butt wiggle, LOVE IT!😁 It has been 12 years since we had a pup brings back loads of lovely memories watching these guys!

I'm happy to see they are settling down when you open the door i think that one is essential. We can't have you being bulldozed over Sally;)
It is incredible to see how far they have come in such a short time. You will have obedient lapdogs soon at this rate, and I know that's not your plan, but yes, it is coming either way.

Thanks for the videos. We love seeing them and the pawgress!

Our Sileo trial went exceptionally well 🙌🏻 we have a winner on the third try. Thanks on the paws crossed, Rene!😘

Sally, see what your vet says for Cash as it does have a caution for the heart. I don't think that is Cash but do ask to be safe.

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It was sedating for Saxton. I'm not sure it would be for the dogs. I'm sure others have used it on the site. Cats metabolize things much differently. So, sedating is good for our previsit appt. But, our trial run was with no stressors. I'll get back to you when we have the real test!

What I loved about the Sileo it is fast-acting. I saw results in 15 minutes and short-lasting 2 hours for Saxton. He was back to himself 100% as if he was never medicated. Saxton is sensitive to most meds; for example, Xanax made him hyper WIRED he was Speed Racer and Starving Marvin. He drove me bonkers for 5 hours straight🥺, the complete oppositive effect for him. 😳

The Sileo relaxed him. He was in a groovy peaceful state in 15 minutes and then peacefully zonked. I will likely try less for storms and such and see how that goes. Of course, he is on four legs, but I did not see any wobbles or anything. I'm thrilled we can help him be more at ease when most needed. The only thing I see might be an issue is the tube has to be used within 4 weeks. That might be ok for you and two dogs. Again sharing in case, it can help the pups!

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Loads of love and smooches to all!
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6 November 2021 - 2:04 pm
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So dang cute! They really are getting more patient when it comes to the treats. I love Hank's happy stomping action! BOING! BOING! BOING! And oh my gosh those ear rubs, what a little piece of paradise for him!

Now the question is, what are Myrtle and Frankie doing when you are playing with Hank and Cash? Was that Frankie's howl in the background? 

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Purrkins said

Our Sileo trial went exceptionally well 🙌🏻 we have a winner on the third try. Thanks on the paws crossed, Rene!😘

What I loved about the Sileo it is fast-acting. I saw results in 15 minutes and short-lasting 2 hours for Saxton. He was back to himself 100% as if he was never medicated. Saxton is sensitive to most meds; for example, Xanax made him hyper WIRED he was Speed Racer and Starving Marvin. He drove me bonkers for 5 hours straight🥺, the complete oppositive effect for him. 😳

  

THAT is such good news! I hope I never need to use it for our future dog, but it's so awesome there's finally an alternative out there. Wyatt used to get nutso on meds like Xanax too! 

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Oh Sally, Hank and Cash are so blessed that they found you. It takes a special person to see the two of them needed to be adopted together. Some people don't realize the bond that animals can make with each other .

Hank and Cash look right at home and as if they have lived there their entire life!

Love the videos and can't wait to see more! Is Frankie still the boss of the pack?

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!

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Thanks sweet Jackie♥️. Yeah, Cash definitely  is starting to cave from the ear rubs!  And it does seem like they somehow know they are HOME👍

Thanks sweet Nancy💖  And it takes a special person to rescue a basically  hairless starving puppy and nurture her back to health and happiness😎   And yes, Hank and Cash settled in ao quickly  as though they have lived here all their lives.

Thanks sweet Holly💖  Yes, they are smile makers for sure👍 Love that you and others can see their "progress"

And the first hand experience  you had with Sileo and Saxton was invaluable.   Saxton channeling Starving Marvin and Speed Race.too funny.  .Thanks for taking the time to chronicle Saxton's reaction and all the knowledge you've gained from your research. 

And sweet Rene♥️. Hahaha....yes Hank is  BOING, BOING!..It is like he's on a pogo stick!.  Yes, Frankie consists himself the "regulator" of all the pack.  Must be channeling  his inner Wyatt♥️  I'll get some video of all of them together.  Oh gosh darn....yet another opportunity  to post more video!   👏👏

PS.......Think we need a "thread" on Sileo written by Ms Holly

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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Bless your beautiful, loving heart, Sally.  I have had a few busy months and had not been in the forum, but came here to read up on this wonderful news and watch your sweet videos of two happy hounds who found their best new home.  And as I've been perusing, I've seen the memorial banners for Isa, Pofi, Wyatt Ray , & Murphy - a blessing from all of them.

Welcome to happiness, Cash and Hank.

Lisa, Minneapolis

On October 27, 2016, nearly 6 months after amputation, and 18 months since his cancer likely started, we lost Pofi to a recurrence of Soft Tissue Sarcoma in his spine quite suddenly.  His canine sister also succumbed to cancer on March 1, 2019 - we lavished her with our love in the interim, but life was never quite the same without her only real canine friend. Cliff kitty had to leave us, too, suddenly, in August 2019. Lucia kitty grieved all these losses, but helped us welcome two new Lurchers into our home and our lives, Shae and Barley.

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7 November 2021 - 6:53 pm
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Oh Lisa!!! 💖 Thank you!!  Wonderful to hear from you!!  And made my heat smile to know the banners of Pofi, Isa, Wyatt and Murphy showed up!  Definitely  "paws of approval " from the Bridge👍

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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8 November 2021 - 9:33 am
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Lisa it's nice to hear from you! Thanks for letting us know that the kiddos at the Bridge sent their approval, that really makes me so hoppy! 

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Boy howdy, am I late to the party! (for the record, Hannah, Wyatt and Jerry banners all popped up as I was getting caught up).

So, so happy to see Frankie cuddled up with Hank and Cash. And OMD, Hank's bounce and energy! He is clearly a dog unto himself. Love to see Frankie playing with them too. 

And very happy to see a little restraint on their part at feeding time. Won't serve anyone if they take you out Sally! I've got Roxy sitting and waiting until I say okay before she's allowed to eat. And before I say okay, I look in her eyes and tell her what a good girl she is and how much I love her. Might work for Hank, hard to say.

Cash is a lap dog waiting to happen. He is definitely thinking about how nice a full body cuddle will be. 

This whole thread makes me happy!

hugs and hugs and more hugs for you Sally and the whole pack. They have settled in remarkably well. 

Love,

Teri, the Roxinator and Angel Isa

Right rear leg amp 7/12/16 due to OSA. Metastatic lesion on her right front leg, January 2017. Joined the Winter Warriors January 19, 2017. Run free my sweet girl.

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Also super late to the party, but love. this. so. much! Congrats, Sally, and extra big contrats to Cash and Hank -- such lucky pups!! 😍

Melissa - mom to tri-angel Jonesy and (only) four other felines

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13 November 2021 - 8:52 pm
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Thanks Teri and Melissa💖💖💖

PS...Love how all the "special" banners show up👍

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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13 November 2021 - 8:59 pm
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I really love the banner chorus too! They just know when to make an appearance don't they?

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15 November 2021 - 6:37 am
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Yes they do!

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!

Brownie Bubba Bell

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"March Saint"

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20 November 2021 - 9:16 pm
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Hank and Cash enjoying their first furever home bone. 

You can see Cash does pretty darn good gnawing  on it with a front leg that's  pretty much fused at the shoulder and can't  flex straight out to use to balance a bone.    Proof you don't need a front leg to chew on a bone!

Then we have crazy happy Hank who just bounces with joy at the thought of his bone.  Not sure he knew exactly what to do with it.  

 

 

I'm pretty sure Hank has fairly bad hip dysplasia  that has become more apparent now that he's free to run around a big yard.  At first I just thought he had a gangly  long legged  hound gait.  Then the bunny hopping started as he went up the stairs, then the weakness in the rear legs, slow getting up, the overall weird way his gait looks and on and on.  So yeah, gonna a have to get this addressed.  

Bottom line though, even with all their "issues" that seem to be showing up more and more, they are sooooo happy!!!!  I know I say that all the time, but EVERYTHING makes them happy and  they find joy and fun in EVERYTHING 

 

 

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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I LOVE seeing how happy these guys are. 😁😁😁🎁
Awe, yes, dear boy. I'm sure the weather changing is not helping Hank either, just like us hoomans. Maybe plug in some heat for Hank; they make outdoor ones you could put on the porch. I bet he would ruv that.
Did Hank ever eat his bone?😁 he was so excited getting a prize either way:)
Loads of love and smooches to all the pups, please!

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