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Hoppy Anniversary Jim & Rene
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17 May 2017 - 11:45 am
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So a little blog told me today is Jim & Rene’s 20 year Anniversary.   I want to wish them all the happiness in the world and many many more years.    Thank you both for all you do here at Tripawds & Thank you for giving us part of your life to make this wonderful community. 


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."

Schofield, WI
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Ditto Michelle!  What you guys have created here is truly magical!  Have the best Anniversary ever you two are made for each other!

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Very Happy Anniversary!!!! What an amazing life and adventure you have had … you guys are a perfect pair for sure. A true inspiration! Thank you for all you do and for sharing you life with us


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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Special day for special people who know how to make a relationship lastway-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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Oh you guys are too sweet, thank you very, very much. It’s all of you and this community that have enriched our marriage in so many ways. We are honored to have you along for the ride! xoxosuperstar

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Who knew when you stood at the altar you were marrying TriPawds Nation?!? Without you there is no us. You have made a PROFOUND impact in the lives of so many, so often. If there were ever CNN Heros, you two are it! Plus, you two are simply amazing. Congratulations on your anniversary with many more to come. Best wishes and huge PyrPaws to you! Thank you for sharing your hearts and souls and allowing us to hop along for the ride!

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Happy Hippy Hoppy Anniversary youse guys!! Here’s to many many more! Thank you for creating this amazing community and thank you for being such good friends. We LOVE youse guys!!!


Martha, Ralph, and the Oaktown Pack

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I second and third everything above.  Thank you soooo much Jim and Rene for being so compassionate and unselfish to create this site for all of us.  I can’t begin to express the impact you and this site (and everyone on it) have had on my life – and I thank you sincerely for that.  Happy Anniversary!


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Paw shucks everypawdy… aw-shucks

Thank you for all the well wishes and kind words, but it is the support of members like y’all that make the Tripawds Community such the huge helpful resource it has become! Thank YOU!!!


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Ditto everyone! Happy Anniversary 🥂🍻❣️

Green Bay, WI

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Late to the party, but I want to wish you guys the hoppiest of anniversaries…it’s not work if you love what you do. Here’s to 20 more! Thanks for giving me a second family and saving my life.

Paula and Nitro

Nitro 11 1/2  yr old Doberman; right front amp June 2014. Had 6 doses carboplatin, followed by metronomic therapy. Rocked it on 3 legs for over 3 years! My Warrior beat cancer, but couldn't beat old age. He crossed the Bridge peacefully on July 25, 2017, with dignity and on his terms.  Follow his blog entitled "Doberman's journey"

"Be good, mama loves you" free my beautiful Warrior

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23 May 2017 - 7:49 pm
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Popping in to say Happy Anniversary to Jim and Rene, and ditto what everyone else has said 👍💜🐾😎🎉🎁🎈🎈🎈🍾🍾🍾

And Sally, as always you make me laugh 😂😂😂

Love to all, 

Bonnie, Angel Polly, Pearl, and Zuzu ❤️🐾

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Awwwwww you two! Thank you, that really, really made our day.

And Paula, you saved your own life, not us. Promise!

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