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"LOOK! Up in the sky! It's a's a's a BARNEY!!!" What?? A BARNEY??? Yeah, craaazy!!
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22 February 2013
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10 March 2014 - 2:56 pm
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The kind Jerry will be posting pics, but here's the backstory!

As you know, Barneyhas been Happy Hannah's special guess to celebrate her ONE YEAR AMPUVERSARY and moving forward (knockon wood)!!

Not only has BARNEY been SCUBA DIVING, but he's also been SKYDIVING!!

Yes, check these pictures out!! That's our Barney,!! no, that's not me anywhere in any of those pics. A scuba diving friend is also a skydiving instructor and he wanted to take Barney skydiving!! The girl holding onto him was very, very brave! NO! Not for skydiving...for holding him that close to her without gagging because he SMELLS so bad!!

When I got him back in the mail, he had been sprayed with some "eat up stink" stuff, washed and put under a heat lamp to dry! OOPS! Big mistake! He has a little "burn" on his neck that will hopefuly heal over soon! But not too stinky!! YAAAAY!

Barney also wanted to let evdryone know that he was so highin the sky, he could see doggy and kitty heaven and the rainbow bridge !! Actualy, Jerry and he got close enough they could carry on a conversation!!

Jerry said to let EVERYONE know that ALL the dogs who have crossed over are with him and having a blast!! A non-stop blast!! Even the couch potatoes play all the ti e. He said three tmes a day, all the dogs and cats have a rest period and the Angels give them all tummy rubs with their wings!way-cool

He said that EVERYONE is still connected withmtheir human loved ones and they are ALWAYS present with them! One of the biggest messages every si gle furbaby wanted Jerry to share, was that they lived the very best lives imaginable and they KNOW how deeply loved they were!! The only thi g that gets them a little upset is if they see a beloved human feeling regret about so ething because they think that is so silly!! And they all say, they said, "Snap out of it"! We are so loved and we STILL feel your love!!"erry said that they all put a whole bunch of love in the corner of their human's soul so will always feel them there!! superstar

Jerry's soooooo proud of his mom and dad for honoring him the way they have!! Barney said he was grinning ear to ear!! He had to rush off though...he didn't want to miss his tummy rub!! Oh! He also wanted everyone to know how gloriously happy the greetings are for each new arrival! We all have cake and ice cream tl celebrate each new arrival!! Someof their beloved humans who crossed over before them are greetng them at the bridge too!! It's sich a joyous celebratin!!

ENJOY! My Happy Hannah sure knows how to celebrate!! Congratulations my love!

Se ding love to all!

Sally and My Happy, Happy, Hapoy Hannah

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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10 March 2014 - 3:19 pm
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Made me smile reading this.....just what I needed, am feeling regrets even tho I know it's silly! Hope my Peps is drinking beer and eating crisps :)


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10 March 2014 - 3:42 pm
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Oh ueah, Jerry specifically mentioned PepyPoo....not by name...he simply said there were several "newbies" in the last day or so, and there was one guy wh, when the Angels offered him his leg back, this particular dog (he was black & white) sais, "Screw the leg! Where's the beer?!" And the Angels immediately gave him a six pack......Jerry said they dn't get hangovers there!! WOW!

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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10 March 2014 - 3:56 pm
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Yes it's true, I got to be with my best buddy and nemesis all over again!  He told me about his insane adventure, the craziest EVER, which looked like this:

First, he was hung out to dry by the scuba divers:


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And then he had the biggest adventure of them all with a brave lady who has the biggest smile I've ever seen!

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Sally can tell you all about Barney's skydiving adventure and you can see the entire dive here in this photo gallery.

WOW! This adventure was unbelievably cool!


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10 March 2014 - 4:06 pm
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awww yay! I would never be able to do that! TO scary!


great pictures! :)



Cody and Family

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.

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10 March 2014 - 6:42 pm
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So glad to hear that Barney had some good news to share with everyone!

You have very brave friends, Sally!


Linda and Tucker


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clap  You brought tears to my eyes Sally.  What a wonderful visual and the angel wing belly rubs threw me over the top.  Even though your typing leaves us letters to make up as we choose, you write so eloquently.  Thank you my dear.

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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11 March 2014 - 8:46 pm
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Honestly I could have sworn i posted on this last night.  Maybe I hit cancel instead of submit (wouldn't be the 1st time.) I loved this post I cried through it.  I know it was supposed to be happy but talking about all of our babies at the bridge and the Angel just made me cry. 


I love these pictures.  You wouldn't catch me in the sky jumping out of a plane no way no how.  I am terribly afraid of heights.


Thanks for sharing this adventure with Barney



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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