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Frankie's cruciate repair!!
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Virginia







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31 December 2017 - 12:07 pm
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Soooo, fourth Rehab visit and Frankie STILL IMPROVING!!!!!    🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂    To be able to have this.MAGICAL GIFT of home visits is TRULY A MIRACLE!!!   

ROM exercises gping well with her way-cool(not me!sad).   Had a bit of a vummer in that the laser pack only lasted less about a mjnjte before battery failed.  Some is better than none tbough!!

She added an "advanced" technique and that is to get Frankie to walk in a circle one way, and then the other.  It was hard on him and he was already quite exhausted from the ROM exercises.  I'm supposed to walk in front of him holding treats.  Again,another two person activity.  The circling made me "car sick nauseous" so I wasn't doing a very good job!laughing

Note how he looked at the couch and then looked at me.  "Make her stop and get me up on my couch!!"

At the moment, I have her scheduled for three more full visits with ROM, massage, laser and the circle.   I'm  sooooo grateful to be able to get this much done!!! Did I mention a  IMIRACLE    She did suggest treadwater and acupuncture would be helpful.  And ideally  she woukld like to continue with bi-weekly visits for a while.  I haven't been able to get the "helper" over her and it looks like it will be a challenge due to her schedule and mine not being very compatible.  Ugh!   

I thank everyone for all your suplort and ceering us i !!!  It has been hard, really really hard on voth of us!!   Without your unwavering support in every way.......well......I could NEVER have made it on my own!!!   Without the Rehab....without YOU.....don't even want to go down that path.    I LOVE THE PATH YOU ALL PAVED FOR US!heart

And I have another video of showing his improvement!!!  Stay tuned!! 🙂 🙂

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!

Virginia







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31 December 2017 - 12:17 pm
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LOOK AT THAT FRANKIE TOE TOUCHING!!! 🙂  LOOK AT THAT FRANKIE EXTENDING THAT LEG!!!!    🙂 LOOK AT MY FRANKIE TRYING A TEENY BIT OF PRESSURE!!! 🙂    I really do believe  Frankie is doing an excellent job of knowing what he can do when.  He really has been dping a great job of monitoring himself.  yes, we want him to be able to put supportive pressure on that third leg soon.   That will continue to happen though as we move into his second month

And yes,Meg and Elsie Pie, he wants to be on the couch in the earlier video because that's where we watch his COOL DAWG VIEDOheart

  

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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31 December 2017 - 12:18 pm
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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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31 December 2017 - 12:54 pm
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Oh Sally he's starting to hop again on three! That is a sight to behold clapclap 

I am so happy your boy is doing so well. I know it's been a long road, omg I cannot even imagine but you're doing it! Frankie, you are such a lucky pup. You gots the bestest mom in the world 😚😚

Happy New Year's Eve, may the year coming upon us be a happy and healthy one for you and your beautiful fur family. Nurse Myrtle keep up the pawsome work!

Love you guys,

Jackie, Huckleberry, and our crew 😽😽😽🐶🌷

Hugs,

Jackie, Bo, Andy, Oscar, Phoebe, and the coolest feral tripawd kitty Huckleberry

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31 December 2017 - 1:04 pm
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Sally and Frankie! We are soooooo hoppy for you! clap Great great great to see all three videos, but especially the last one! Holy crap, he is doing it all on his own Sally! 

My Gongases! Happy New Year my darling!!!heart

Lots Of love from Petra, Paul, Stewie, Chester, Miss Lily and Ted. heartheartheart

On July 10/17 I became a Super Tripawd! You can find out more about my Pawrents Allensong but first Check out my 🎗 journey Super Stu Remember...“live in the moment!“  

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31 December 2017 - 2:20 pm
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AWESOME! That last video shows AWESOME progress!

He is toe touching, moving the leg up and down and putting a little weight on it.  AWESOME!  He is weight bearing a little with the PT lady too in the circle exercises.

Keep at it Sally- even if you get one rep in the exercises it will help.

It was all the PT lady could do to keep Frankie off his couch big-grin   big-grin   big-grin

Karen

Tri-pug Maggie survived a 4.5 year mast cell cancer battle only to be lost to oral melanoma.

1999 to 2010

 

              Maggie's Story                  Amputation and Chemo

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31 December 2017 - 2:41 pm
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AWESOME progress!!!  Definitely putting some weight on it in that last video.  I have believed from the beginning of this that Frankie would "police himself"  and know instinctively when to start using it.  This makes my heart happy happy happy!  Good boy Frankie!  So happy the rehab is helping looks like our boy is well on his way!  Love it!  Happy New Year and sending love to all!!





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31 December 2017 - 2:44 pm
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Yay Sally.  that video is awesome.  I am so so glad he has gotten where he is.  🙂   He is doing so awesome and that last video oh my gosh.  I am so happy 🙂

xxoxoxo

Michelle & Angel Sassy

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05/04/2006 -  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19  fought cancer for 4 months.

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31 December 2017 - 3:14 pm
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Good going Frankie and Sally! Sally, you may think that you aren't being too successful with his ROM exercises, but you are. Even if you do it a bit on his bad leg and happen to work on his good leg, Frankie is visualizing the movement and sees himself walking with both back legs. You are reminding the muscles how to move. Athletes, such as golfers, figure skaters, down-hill skiers visualize, so why not Frankie?

You should be proud and thrilled with his progress and determination.

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31 December 2017 - 3:33 pm
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We are so proud of Super Frankie! You can totally see pawgress in how he moves, so much more energy! Thanks for our Frankie Fix, looking forward to more!

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31 December 2017 - 9:27 pm
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And of course, Nurse Myrtle is always close by with her Teddy Bear ER kit shoukd Frankie need assistance.

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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31 December 2017 - 10:00 pm
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Looks like you and your nurse have things under control.....happy new year to you all!

much love, 

Paula and Warrior Angel Nitro 

Nitro 11 1/2  yr old Doberman; right front amp June 2014. Had 6 doses carboplatin, followed by metronomic therapy. Rocked it on 3 legs for over 3 years! My Warrior beat cancer, but couldn't beat old age. He crossed the Bridge peacefully on July 25, 2017, with dignity and on his terms.  Follow his blog entitled "Doberman's journey"

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"Be good, mama loves you".....run free my beautiful Warrior

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31 December 2017 - 10:48 pm
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Babababaha!!! Happy New Hear Nurse Myrtle!!! laughing You are doing a smashing job with that Teddy ER kit! Frankie is such a lucky boy!

All the very best for 2018 Sally!

Stewie and his Prideheartheartheart

On July 10/17 I became a Super Tripawd! You can find out more about my Pawrents Allensong but first Check out my 🎗 journey Super Stu Remember...“live in the moment!“  

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31 December 2017 - 10:54 pm
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Oh nurse Myrtle! You just melt my heart! You GO girlie, you just rawk that nurse uniform! And you do your job so well... You just keep taking care of Mama and Frankie 🐶 you're working pure magic baby girl 🌷💘

Hugs,

Jackie, Bo, Andy, Oscar, Phoebe, and the coolest feral tripawd kitty Huckleberry

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1 January 2018 - 10:43 am
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I love it Nurse Myrtle <3 <3 <3 heartheartheart  Way to help out 🙂

xoxoxo

Michelle & Angel Sassy

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Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
sassysugarbear.tripawds.com
07/26/2006 - Sassy earned her wings 08/20/2013

05/04/2006 -  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19  fought cancer for 4 months.

"You aren't doing it TO her, you are doing it FOR her. Give her a chance at life."

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