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27 August 2013
Ok, I’ve tried to write this three times now but I’m having computer problems so here goes, lol. I got a new vest in for Mav to try and protect his delicate chest area where his missing leg is. I posted a video on facebook so you guys can see just why I need this, mini aussies play just as ruff as the big guys .
Anyway, I got my vest in from Sylmar a couple weeks ago but I really wanted to test it out before I recommended it to you guys. So far so good, Mav can race around in comfort and he doesn’t overheat since its open at the top. Jerry, the company owner, was great (good karma with that name). He got back to my email right away and customized it for free, which is great even though I would have paid a whole heck of a lot more for this! This thing is worth its weight in gold for my little Mav and he looks great if I do say so myself .
Maverick is a wonderful miniature australian shepard born with a malformation of the front right radius/ulna, amputation performed on 11/4/13 at 6 months old. Follow his story at mavericksjourney.tripawds.com.
Wow how COOL! That is super crafty, I love what they did. Who knows, maybe there’s a new Tripawd market for that company, I might have to give them a ring!
I’m going to eventually feature this in the Gear blog , I’m impressed at how you arrived at this solution. Nice job and kudos to them. Working with great companies makes all the difference in the world.
Thanks for sharing!
27 December 2012
It is AWESOME! I was so impressed with his debut facebook video, ripping it up in his sweet new vest around the yard. I’m so glad you found a helpful company and one that was willing to customize! Big kudos there – to you and Jerry!
Now…get back to chasing your sibling, Mav!
~ Katy & Jackson
ACL tear in right hind leg 12/5/12 and scheduled ACL repair surgery 12/21/12. Pre-op xrays revealed osteosarcoma. Amputation 12/28/12. Chemo (carboplatin) started Jan 10, 2013 and ended on April 5, for a total of 5 doses. He handled carbo like a champ! No side effects. We started metronomic therapy at his third chemo and have been also doing some holistic treatments. He's a lively, playful 10 year old huskie-boarder collie and a very proud member of the Winter Warriors! Our love. Our funny little guy!
18 September 2013
22 November 2012
I showed my hubby Maverick’s video on Facebook.. and said.. he’s a tripawd…
My hubby had to look twice and all he said was.. Holy Cow!! Good for him!!!
He is a fast pup and likes to rumble tumble!!
Christine… with Franklin in her heart♥
Franklin, he was the Happiest Dog on Three Legs! Diagnosed 09/26/2012 with Osteosarcoma, amputated 12/4/2012. Had a wonderful 5 1/2 months painfree until he ran for the Bridge on 5/15/2013. Always in my heart, and always a guardian angel of my pack... You can follow his Tripawd Adventures, before and after, in my blog, Frank'n'Farter!
22 February 2013
Well doggone it…I can t see the picture….I just see a magnifying glass icon. If I click onto it I just get a blank screen. I sure do want to see Maya!! I know she’s adorable in it!
Maybe it’s mt tavlet
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!
If I click onto it I just get a blank screen…Maybe it’s mt tavlet
No, the image link is not a valid image file URL.
It shows up fine for me.
Owned by Maya the Basset Hound