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Find out in Be More Dog: Learning to Live in the Now by Tripawds founders Rene and Jim. Learn life lessons learned from their Chief Fun Officer Jerry G. Dawg! Get the book and find fun gifts in the Be More Dog Bookstore.

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Anniversaries of Pups Who Have Passed
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11 December 2020 - 1:26 pm
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Three years of no Manni, three years and a lifetime. The Ghost of Christmas Past

but: I got this in the mail TODAY. From my tribe. It was mailed in September, I am not kidding. I love it, it is helping me so much right now. 
thank you Teri, this means a lot. Thank you Rene. ❤️
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Guardian of Manni the Wonderdog. -Or was it the other way around?
Osteo and amputation in Dec 2015. Second, inoperable, primary osteosarcoma found in June 2017.
The end of our adventures came Dec 10, 2017. 2 years to the day.

Manni's blog -dogblog-

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11 December 2020 - 3:51 pm
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Woooooah! I think Manni slowed down the mail so you could get it right when you needed it most! He's always by your side.

Can't believe it's been three years. Wow. We still see his beautiful picture on our wall every day and his banner comes up for me all the time, he's in our hearts over here too.

I'm so glad you like the charm! It was an honor to create it.

It's better to hop on three legs than to limp on four.™
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19 December 2020 - 1:59 pm
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Reading through some of these posts because I have (once again) come to my friends at Tripawds for understanding and comfort.

I miss my sweet Ranger so very much, and can't imagine a time where I won't feel I somehow let him down.  Yes, I know we did everything we could & should.  But that doesn't take away my feeling that I was his mommy and I somehow failed him.  I know that a lot of you feel the same way, and that only time, not words, will help to ease the grief.  We are still progressing.....

I do believe Ranger is truly free of pain and patiently waiting until his sister Libby joins him.  In the meantime, he will be playing with all of your sweeties just over that Rainbow Bridge .  

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19 December 2020 - 7:44 pm
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((((hugs))))) it’s perfectly ok to have those feelings, it’s what makes us human. We all second guess ourselves, yours truly included.

For now, just remember that yes, Ranger is free and eternal and always part of you. What a blessing to have him touch your life.

Yep, it’s a long process that’s for sure. As they say, when we love hard we grieve hard. There’s no getting around it.

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Thirteen years ago today, we set him free. And not a day has passed when we haven't missed him, or felt his influence in our lives.

Thank you Jerry. We are better humans because of you.

And some day, we will see the end of the disease that took you too soon.

Always and furever our hero, love you dawg.

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Colorado State University's Flint Animal Cancer Center One Cure initiative was launched ten years ago to raise awareness of and funding for our clinical trials and comparative oncology research. If you'd like to donate to One Cure in Jerry's honor, we would be so grateful!

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14 October 2021 - 10:15 am
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ahhh, Jerry. We do owe you more than can be expressed - y'all saved me when Isa got sick. 

And for whatever reason Wyatt popped into my head driving to work this morning. Stubborn, troublesome, noisy, spectacular Wyatt. Another one to love for all time. 

And I don't think I ever saw Tina's post here about the necklace. Still makes me happy that Manni slowed the mail to time out so perfectly. 

Love and hugs to you both. 

Teri, the Roxinator and Angel Isa.

Right rear leg amp 7/12/16 due to OSA. Metastatic lesion on her right front leg, January 2017. Joined the Winter Warriors January 19, 2017. Run free my sweet girl.

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14 October 2021 - 11:12 am
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Well Isa and Wyatt worked their magic today.  Somehow I missed Jerry's remembrance.   The way our dogs keepm on our toes with the various ways they connect with us and send us messages...quite amazing. 

I like how Jerry is framed with light in the background.  It's a though he is  looking at you knowing he will merge with the light when he goes back "home".  

Yes, what Jerry has done while in his earth clothes  and while in energy form is truly magical.  The difference he  co ti ues to make through his hoomans TRULY has added such a profound depth  in our relationships.  So much hope, so many life lessons and, of course, how to Be More Dog and make every moment the best moment  ever.

The impact of Jerry's purpose  is never ending........

Surrounding  you with Jerry's eternal light always💖

Sally and My Chunky  Spiritual  Being Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!

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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14 October 2021 - 12:03 pm
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Aww you two ladies put huge smiles on our faces today, thank you!

Teri it is so good to hear from you. Thank you for the lovely message. It's time for a Roxinator update! I hope you are both well and enjoying the newish digs.

Sally you have such an intuitive way of conveying your sights, thoughts, and feelings, thank you. Yes he does have that look doesn't he? Sweet boy. Still working hard from the Bridge to bring people together. That was his style and always will be. Thanks again.

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