Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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28 November 2008
Great job, Teo! You look awesome!
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.
18 October 2012
What a beautiful boy Teo is. He's looking like an old pro already on three legs. If he can maneuver in the snow anything is possible. Hope Teo has a great recovery. Keep us posted on how he is doing.
“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace.” ― Milan Kundera
Two new videos for you:
Tiff and Nala. Tiffany celebrates three months after surgery.
This is Tiffany only 3 .5 months after amputation and 4 chemo treatments. Now this is a dog who a vet initially told us that big dogs don't do well with amputations. We got a second opinion at CSU and read the tripawds blogs. Take a look at this video Tiff holds her own with out one year old. Yes this is how malamutes play
7 December 2012
20 March 2013
21 September 2013
Today is Grady's birthday, so I figured I'd ignore him, and put together a video instead! Just kidding...he's rolling around in the sun, which we haven't seen around here for a few days I'm NOT the video-taker in my house, and I'm nor reallty even the photographer; that task usually defaults to my husband. But, I have tried to take videos of Grady from the after his amp until now, 2 months later. I've also never played with Movie Maker before, and it was kinda fun!
12 April 2013
This was my sweet girl 16 days after amputation. She was so independent that she didn't want to use the ramp we built for her or wait for someone to carry her up the steps. Made me proud. <3
04/09/13- OSA Diagnosis ~ 04/23/13- Left Forelimb Amputation ~ Carboplatin Chemo (6 total)
July 2006-November 18, 2013
I will always love you, Athena.
22 February 2013
GRADY! You are a Rock Star!! HAPY BIRTHDAY AND AMUVERSARY!! Thoroughy enjoupyed this video! YOU ARE SO LOVED AND SO HAPY!! And the music was matched perfectly to you! Just perfectly!! Love this dog! Keep n keeping n Grady!!
sweet Athena! Love how you handled those steps sweet girl! Don't need no stinkin' ramp when your name is Athena! You are ne of a kind Athena!! You made us all sooooooo proud!! Thank you fr showngus all how to go the distance with courage, determination and grace!
Sally and Happy Hannah
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!