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23 February 2021 - 2:26 pm
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As of 22 February 2021, Koda Bear is officially a Groupie here at Tripawds.  We were up at the crack of dawn so we can catch the Ferry in order to get him to the Hospital by 0800.  Once there, we had an ultrasound done prior to his surgery ensuring all look good on his insides. After his surgery he got another dosage of chemo.  Koda is teaching us in what he needs help with.  We are watchful as he learns the new ropes he was given and is doing very well.  Our little walkabouts are no more than 5-10 minutes for him, which is plenty for now.

We are very grateful in being part of this community and certainly hope we can help others as well as learn from others.  

How do I post pictures of Koda Bear?


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23 February 2021 - 2:37 pm
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Yay for a successful surgery and for  his "insdes" looking good!👌👍

Sounds like he's movile already?? Wow!!  Jist SHORT, leashed potty breaks for now.  He's probably  still got some good hospital  meds in him for another day or so, overdoing  it while he's on these good meds is too easy sometimes.

What pain meds sid the Vet send home?  Dose and frequency?

Here's a link for adding images .... it the techies can explain further if needed.  Can't  wait to see pics!

We'll look forward ronupdates and let us know if you have any questions  at all, okay?


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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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Welcome to the club! We are sorry you had to join us but glad you are sharing Koda's story. Every story helps someone else, we really appreciate it (and I see you started a blog too, love it!).

This is how adding images to the Forums works.

  1. Upload pics to a photo sharing site like or your own Tripawds blog!
  2. Right click and copy the Image URL or just copy the image if you’re on a phone
  3. Return to your Tripawds Forum post and paste the image URL (or the image itself) in your post. It should automatically appear.

If you’d like help figuring out the process let me know.

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