Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
Tripawds is the place to learn how to care for a three legged dog or cat, with answers about dog leg amputation, and cat amputation recovery from many years of member experiences.
JUMP TO FORUMS ↓
Join The Tripawds Community
Learn how to help three legged dogs and cats in the forums below. Browse and search as a guest or register for free and get full member benefits:
Get the new book by the Tripawds founders for life lessons learned from their Chief Fun Officer Jerry G. Dawg! Download the e-book, and find fun Be More Dog apparel and gifts in the Be More Dog Bookstore.
18 May 2008
Thank you guys, I believe it with all my heart that my Abbey runs the heavenly fields and has me in her heart too. I hold fast to the verse I read a year ago today “Many waters cannot quench love, nor can the floods drown it. Love is as strong as death” (Song of Sol 8:7, 6) Your tribute to Jerry is amazing and I for one am hoping there will be a book one day ~ You write things I don't know how to express but I feel them… it would minister to so many.
love, joy, peace,
I am one month shy of one year without Jack — December 27, 2008 — holidays have been tough this year, thinking back to last year. Had no idea last thanksgiving would be my last with Jack. In some ways I am dreading Christmas this year, it will be full of reminders of how awful last Christmas was.
Posting this now as he has been on my mind quite a bit these past several days…
July 12, 2004 to December 27, 2008
Fittingly, a friend of mine created a necklace in memory of Jack — the sentiment that goes along with it sums our amazing Tripawds up so very well…. if you have a moment, please check it out….
Hugs to all of you as the holidays approach.. May we all remember the amazing lessons these amazing pups have taught!
Kristen, Angel Jack and Charlie….
It’s a beautiful tribute. I’m sure Jack would approve of the stick charm! Thanks for checking in, we will always remember jack.
20 December 2008
Rosa My Heart
October 1 1993 – December 6 2005
I will never forget you, my Mighty Rose…….
Woohoo! Tripawds Rule!
Regulator of the Oaktown Pack, Sheriff of the Oaktown Pawsse, Founding member and President of the Tripawd Girldogs With 2 Names ROCK Club, and ... Tripawd Girldog Extraordinaire!
14 June 2009
I hope all the chocolate-colored tripawds are having a good romp together in doggie heaven. Yoda liked to get in touch with his Lab roots when he went to the dog park (at least, I always assumed he had Lab in him).
Best wishes, thoughts and prayers going out to you on this sad anniversary as you continue to heal.
Yoda&Mom united: 9/5/06 …….… Yoda&Leg separated: 6/5/09……… Yoda&Leg reunited: 10/14/09 ……… ……………….………….………….……. Yoda&Mom NEVER separated! …………………….….……....….…… Though Spirit Yoda currently free-lances as a rabbit hunting instructor for tripawds nationwide
20 May 2009
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I know you still miss your Jackers and also hope that you have started to heal. Maybe Emily and Jack are taking rabbit hunting lessons from Yoda.
Debra & Angel Emily
Debra & Emily, a five year old doberman mix, who was diagnosed with an osteosaecoma. She had a right rear leg amputation on May 19, 2009. On November 10, 2009 she earned her wings and regained her fourth leg.
6 August 2009
cairasue said: Is there tribute enough for our girl?
Stay tuned to the Tripawds Gifts blog to find out.
cairasue said: … Is there tribute enough for our girl?
03/03 … a magic number, and 17 months since we said goodbye to Jerry under the big Montana sky.
8 December 2009
Hugs to you and Rene, Jim. I cringe at the day I will have to do this…but THANKFULLY, I found Tripawds.com 🙂 We have Spirit Jerry to thank for that!
Tracy, Maggie's Mom
Maggie was amputated for soft tissue sarcoma 10-20-09
Maggie lost her battle with kidney disease on 8-24-13
14 August 2009
Yes, big hugs to you both!
What would we do without you? (Suffer in silence, that's what.)
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.
28 November 2008
Hugs from us, too! We are so greatful to Jerry for being such a great and wise ambassador for us all to follow. A bittersweet day it is for us all.
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.