TRIPAWDS: Home to 20068 Members and 2005 Blogs.

Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat

Tripawds is the place to learn how to care for a three legged dog or cat, with answers about dog leg amputation, and cat amputation recovery from many years of member experiences.

Join The Tripawds Community

Learn how to help three legged dogs and cats in the forums below. Browse and search as a guest or register for free and get full member benefits:

  • Instant post approval.
  • Private messages to members.
  • Subscribe to favorite topics.
  • Live Chat and much more!


Be More DogWhat does it mean to Be More Dog?

Find out in Be More Dog: Learning to Live in the Now by Tripawds founders Rene and Jim. Learn life lessons learned from their Chief Fun Officer Jerry G. Dawg! Get the book and find fun gifts in the Be More Dog Bookstore.

Please consider registering
Forum Scope


Forum Options

Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
Register Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_PrintTopic sp_TopicIcon-c
HAPPY HANNAH made herself THE finest Bucket List in the land!! OMD!! Look what that silly girl put in her bucket!!
sp_NewTopic Add Topic

Member Since:
22 February 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
9 April 2014 - 12:09 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Yep!! This is what Happy Hannah put in her bucket for her bucket list for the day!! We're talking "instant gratification"!!!

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!

Member Since:
18 September 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
9 April 2014 - 2:00 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Little Miss Happy really know how to make a bucket list :)

You do seem to be partial to chocolate and ice cream.......

And you look fabulous!

Love and hugs

Linda and Tucker


On The Road

Member Since:
24 September 2009
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
9 April 2014 - 5:29 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Wow Hannah, did Willy Wonka pay you a visit? Lucky girl! That's my kinda bucket list too!

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene | | |

Westminster, MD
Member Since:
31 August 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
9 April 2014 - 7:23 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy Hannah, you must be able to fit more yummy stuff in that bucket !! May I suggest one of Polly's most favorite, frozen chocolate covered bananas with or without nuts, they are the best !!

Love you, H Hannah !!

Bonnie & Angel Polly laughinglaughinglaughing

Member Since:
16 October 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
9 April 2014 - 11:11 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

OH MY Gosh.  I wish I had a bucket list like this Hannah.  Looks like you love ice cream, chocolate & cup cakes.  Continue having a great time :)


I love it



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."

Fort Wayne, IN
Member Since:
25 January 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
9 April 2014 - 11:35 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

That was great!  Please send directions....I'll be right over. ;)

Amy & Spirit Libby

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

Member Since:
27 August 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
9 April 2014 - 1:11 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

You look great Happy Hannah! It's a great bucket, the best one I've ever seen :)

Mandy and Mav

Maverick is a wonderful miniature australian shepard born with a malformation of the front right radius/ulna, amputation performed on 11/4/13 at 6 months old. Follow his story at

Member Since:
21 February 2014
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
9 April 2014 - 7:50 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Hannah you sure know how to pick your treats! We all need to have you cater a party! big-grin

Cody is our 7 year old Australian Heeler mix boy. Diagnosed on 2/20/14 and became a tripawd 2/21/14! We chose a homeopathic approach and he is being treated by Dr. Loops our of NC.

Tolland, CT
Member Since:
7 March 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
9 April 2014 - 8:22 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Ice cream.

Ice cream.

Ice cream.

Baby Ruth carton.

"organic popcorn"??????  Nice touch, Sally.  big-grinlaughing

Ice cream........


A finer filled bucket I've never seen.  We'll bring the wine.  and the straws.

-Liz and Angel Roo

St. Louis, MO
Member Since:
16 September 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
10 April 2014 - 5:37 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_QuotePost

Hi Hannah!

Itz me Charley!!!  I'm sneakin on my mommyz puter cuz shez not looking!  I luv your buckit list....I'm not sure what a buckit list iz, but I think ice cream and chocolate soundz super yummy!!!  My mommy and daddy only let me lick their empty ice cream bowlz and therez no ice cream in there!!!  I've never had chocolate before but maybe I can countersurf and score some one day!  Sending you lotz of chocolate Labby kizzez from me!!! 

Luv, yur friend,


p.s. Yur very pretty too!  :)


DOB: 3-29-08, male chocolate lab  
Dx: OSA L proximal humerus 10-19-10

Amputation: L front leg & scapula 10-28-10

Chemo: 5 rounds of Carboplatin

Video (12 weeks post amp):Tripaw Charley Playing

♥♥♥ Lots of supplements and love!!! ♥♥♥

Forum Timezone: America/Denver
Most Users Ever Online: 946
Currently Online:
Guest(s) 102
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Newest Members:
Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 1184
Members: 14978
Moderators: 2
Admins: 3
Forum Stats:
Groups: 4
Forums: 23
Topics: 17568
Posts: 244813
Administrators: admin, jerry, Tripawds
Moderators: betaman, krun15
Tripawds is brought to you by Tripawds.