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Happy Hannah lit a candle for TAZZIE today.......
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19 March 2014 - 5:32 pm
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superstar Happy Hannah and I just wanted to honor you and Tazzie today for all your tireless contribution you continue to give this Tripawd Universe.

So many souls have been enriched by your presence and your limitless knowledge you so selflessly share. Had it not been for the MAGNIFICENT TAZZIE selecting you as her human on her earth journey, many of us would be floating aimlessly adrift But you stayed here with us and offered us a lifeline of guidance.

TAZZIE is still touching lives through you. Everytime you take time to helpus, it is a life affirming way of continuing TAZZIE's infinite grace. She is sooooo proud!! She beams everytime she sees you reachout to others in her honor!

Yes, you are our "Vet"...and you are also a loving compassionate soul who still misses what had to be incredibly sloppy kisses!! Aren't they the best kindnthough?? I SINCERELY hope you'll post some pictures of Tazzie one day when she is fluttering around in your heart and you are thinking about her. We want to be here for you in some small way, just as you have been here for us.

So Hapy Hannah and I lit a candle for Tazzie today. Happy Hannah made you a card too.....she's passing on a gift to you. Sweet dog...thinks you can reach through the computer screen and grab it!! Shhhhh....... I didn't tell her any different.

With love and gratitude,

Sally and Happy Hannah

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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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20 March 2014 - 9:04 am
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Awwwwww Sally! You are so thoughtful. And I agree completely, Tazzie and her Momma have helped SO many people and Tripawds here, I can't even begin to count. They are among the oldest members we've had in the community and even when life gets crazy Pam always finds a way to stop by and see what's going on. We are forever grateful.

We had the pleasure of meeting Tazzie and Pam, we'll never forget it.

Thanks for all you do Pam!

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene | | |

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20 March 2014 - 12:11 pm
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You guys are all welcome!  I wish I had more time...  Our newest rescue Pittie Phillip is a 9 month old pup and it turned out he had a congenital malformation of his cervical spine causing a pinched nerve.  He had to have a hemilaminectomy where the neurologist had to remove bone and cartilage to free up the pinched nerve.  Luckily Lip is doing well and is now pain free but he still has 4 more weeks of exercise restriction as well as acupuncture.  It is hard to keep 3 large dogs apart!

We miss Tazzie every day because she was so sweet and amazed us with her ability to function as a giant tripawd.


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I want to add my thanks as well.  Knowing you are available to us is very comforting.

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

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Yo! Dr. Pam!

Just wanted to let you know us "old folks" around here have not forgotten Tazzie either! And we so appreciate all your help. Thank you so much for sharing Tazzie and all your expertise with us!



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