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Little Baby Griz – New Pic!
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Most current pic – Ignore the date on camera.


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Her Retired AvatarComet - 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.

My heart lives at Rainbow Bridge
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He is too cute for words.  I love him <3

Shanna & Spirit Trouble ~ Trouble gained her wings 3/16/2011, a 27 1/2 month cancer survivor, tail wagging. RIP sweetheart, you are my heart and soul.  Run free at Rainbow Bridge.
The November Five - Spirits Max, Cherry, Tika, Trouble & Nova. 11/2008 - 3/2013 An era ends as Queen Nova crossed the Bridge.

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sooooo cute :)) adorable little guy 🙂

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I just wanna smoosh his face.  How cute!!

Cemil and mom Mary, Mujde and Radzi….appreciating and enjoying Today

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chanting: no puppy no puppy no puppy….want to  smother that little face with kissies and inhale puppy breath…noooooo, no puppies no puppies …stop me,      please stop me

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I am in love….can I please take him home??? Please!!!!

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!

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Oooohhh smooch! Smooch! Smooch! He looks like a cuddly stuffed animal! Just adorable. Thanks for the new pic, you know how to put a smile on our faces here.

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he amazes me more and more everyday!!! yesterday he was running through my parents yard with a water bottle in his mouth that he stole from me!!! AND HE DIDNT FALL!!!!!! i wish i could bring him home already…. but we are having some problems with my older golden Nilla… she just doesnt like him yet! she is quite growly with him and he is just soo small i dont want her to hurt him…. so i take her to visit him everyday and slowly get used to him…. hopefully only a few more weeks and everthing should be fine… fingers crossed!


-ashlee, grizz’z mom

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I’m sure Nilla will warm up to him eventually.  Gretchen still doesn’t like Anka.  Anka has been a part of our pack for 5 months  now.  We are still working on it.  She’s never been hurt, but Gretchen is still growlly with her. 


Grizz is adorable, if you can’t keep him, give me a call.

Chuy, showing everyone that Tripawds do everything 3 times better than regular dogs!

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