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28 September 2009
Now there is one big happy boy loving life. Happy 2 month ampuversary Charlie! Here's to many more.
Jo Ann & Tasha
Tasha 8 years old, First cancer diagnosis 6/26/09, Last cancer diagnosis 9/26/09, Amputation 10/01/09, Loving our girl moment by moment.
Tasha lost her battle and became my Angel on May 4 2011. Forever in my heart….
I keep thinking: Those worried about stairs, take a look! As one can see, he goes way too fast, however he used to do that with four legs and was known to fall then! Yeah, he's taken a couple face plants. I wasn't home when the video was taken today. I always tell Charlie to slow down and try hard to not get him too excited (unlike Mr. VQ).
Side note to Admin: I did it! I did it! Didn't need no stinkin' help, either! Although it did take me a couple hours to figure it out.
"I don't know where I am."
2 November 2009
What a great 2 month ampuversary video!! Charlie is so amazing!! He is just one beautiful big boy! Loved it!! Happy ampuversary Charlie – you are doing so well. Here's to many many more ampuversaries!
My sweet golden Mackenzie. She became my angel on Dec 29, 2010 at the age of 8 1/2 although she was always my angel from the time we brought her home. She was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in Sept 2009 and officially became a tripawd (front leg) on Nov 5, 2009. She will be forever in my heart and now she's running free with all of our other tripawd heroes. I love you Mackenzie!
14 August 2009
Well Cometdog is proud! I think Mr. VQ got the job done very well! (Hey, it was in focus and that's the most important part)!
I hope Mr. VQ was going to get ice cream so you could celebrate the 2 months! If not….TAKE 2 !!
Happy Ampuversary Charlie – you are doing so well and are amazing!
Comet - 1999 to 2011
She departed us unexpectedly January 23, 2011 at the age of 12 1/2.
She was born with a deformed front leg and a tripawd all of her life.
25 April 2007
Woooowwwww! He looks so hoppy and like he's just LOVING life! Although charging down the stairs like that scares the pants offa me, he does look pretty darn coordinated.
Wonderful to see, thanks for sharing.
12 February 2010
charlie – way to go!!! great video, you are the image of JOY!!!! congrats on two months, and here's to many, many, many, many more!!!!! ice cream for everyone!!!
gayle & charon
Life is good, so very, very good!!! Gayle enjoyed each and every moment of each and every wonderful day (naps included). She left this world December 12, 2011 – off on a new adventure.
Love Never Ends
13 September 2009
Happy 2 month ampuversary Charlie!! You're looking so good!!! Way to go jumping into the car all by yourself!! Hope you had a wonderful celebration with your pawrents!! Wishing you many, many more happy ampuversaries!!!
Angel Jake and Wolfie's Mom
Jake, 10yr old golden retriever (fractured his front right leg on 9/1, bone biopsy revealed osteosarcoma on 9/10, amputation on 9/17) and his family Marguerite, Jacques and Wolfie, 5yr old german shepherd and the newest addition to the family, Nala, a 7mth old Bengal mix kittie. Jake lost his battle on 11/9/2009, almost 8 weeks after his surgery. We will never forget our sweet golden angel… http://jakesjou.....ipawds.com ….. CANCER SUCKS!
16 July 2010
Happy Ampuversary Charlie
Boy am I glad we don't have stairs, I would be panicked every time!!!
Charlie looks incredible, he is moving and grooving like nothing happened to him!!
I cannot wait for the day Xander gets there….but for now we'll celebrate with ice cream.
Alexander The Great Dane
Suspected Osteosarcoma July 12
Diagnosed Officially 7/16/2010
Became Spirit Xander 2/20/2011
11 January 2010
Charlie – HAPPY 2-MONTH AMPUVERSARY!! Wow. When you want to go for a ride, you REALLY want to go for a ride. NOW.
And taking those stairs like that – a heart-stopper!! Great balance I must say.
Hope Charlie had a great day! Congrats again.
Birthday – November 4 2003
Amputation – January 13 2010
Crossed the Bridge – June 2 2011
I'm so sorry I missed Charlie's 2 month ampuversary yesterday. That short video made me laugh, smile and even shed a tear of admiration. What an awesome pup Charlie is. Down the stairs and in we go! Just wonderful, thanks so much for sharing this with us.
Happy 2 months Charlie.