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Happy Birthday Calpurnia!
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1 March 2010 - 6:42 pm
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Wow. She obviously wants to be in the lead! Happy Birthday Calpurnia!

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1 March 2010 - 11:25 pm
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She is an amazing girl….thank you for sharing the video, made me smile tonight!  Happy Birthday to a special hero!!

Ginny & Angel Paris

Grateful for every moment we had with Paris… regrets!

Honoring her life by opening our hearts & home to Addy!

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Wow Calpurnia! You definitely don't look a day over 10!!! Superstar Happy 14th birthday!!! Superstar Love the video!!!

Angel Jake's Mom

Jake, 10yr old golden retriever (fractured his front right leg on 9/1, bone biopsy revealed osteosarcoma on 9/10, amputation on 9/17) and his family Marguerite, Jacques and Wolfie, 5yr old german shepherd and the newest addition to the family, Nala, a 7mth old Bengal mix kittie. Jake lost his battle on 11/9/2009, almost 8 weeks after his surgery. We will never forget our sweet golden angel… ….. CANCER SUCKS!

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I’ve been reading your responses to Cali. She is deaf and can’t hear, but I am sure she gets the message anyhow.

Tazzie – you are so very right! She was my main leader and to this day still thinks she needs to be up front. You might see in the video that all the dogs keep looking back at her – it makes them nervous to be in front of her.

Calgary, AB
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She is such a beautiful dog. You must be so proud to see her hopping along as happy as can be. HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!!! It’s so nice to have good news stories. What an inspiration you both are. Thanks for posting the video.

Tai – 9 yr old lab. Diagnosed Osteosarcoma Dec 18/09. Front right leg amputated Dec 21/09. Started chemo Jan 7/10. Lung mets discovered Sept 16/10. Valiant to the end on Oct 26/10 when cancer reappeared in a leg and we made the decision to set her free. Forever in my heart where not even cancer can take her from me.

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Woohoo!!!! Happy Hippy Hoppy Birthday most wondrous Calpurnia, Queen of the North! Sled Dawg Supreme! You are truly an inspawration for each and every one of us! Keep on mushin' girlfriend!


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