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HAPPY HANNAH hanging out with BARNEY and JILL...WAIT! Did you say JILL??? How can that be?
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9 March 2014 - 6:16 pm
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Yeah, check it out!! Happy Hannah's just chilln' with Barney before we ship him off to.....OOPS! Shhhhh....his next destination is top secret!!

Anyway.....Jill's "stunt double"...or a Jill "wanna be", just drops iin on Barney and Happy Hannah!! Pretty special huh?? As you can see though, the Jill impersnator scared Barny! He's trying to hide behind Happy Hannah.....he was screaming like a girl the whole time!! .


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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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9 March 2014 - 6:35 pm
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Hey Jilly wanna-be, way to go! Barney is definitely shakin' in his boots when you're around!

I wonder where Barney is off to?

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene | | |

Fort Wayne, IN
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9 March 2014 - 6:58 pm
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Priceless pictures!

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

New York, NY
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9 March 2014 - 7:31 pm
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Omg it's an itty bitty jilly! I think Hannah wants you to adopt her!!!!!! :D

Jill is a 9-year-old tuxedo kitty. She was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in June 2012 on her toe in her right hind leg. Her leg was amputated on 12/12/12 and she completed four rounds of chemo (2 of Carbo, 2 of Doxy) in April 2013. "Like" Jill's facebook page: https://www.fac.....tty?ref=hl Proud member of the WINTER WARRIORS!!!! Her blog can be read at xoxo

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9 March 2014 - 9:05 pm
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Awww Hannah, I am glad you had a great visit with Barney.  That baby does look a little like Jill.  Shhhhhhhhhhhh no telling where Barney is going



Michelle & Angel Sassy



Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
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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9 March 2014 - 9:37 pm
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Am I mistaken, or did Barney get a BATH? Maybe it was all that diving experience. SAlly, you are going to have to start shopping the yard sales and flea markets so Hannah can have her own personal Barney. And yes, I think we saw that Jilly kitty there in a previous video, didn't we?

Kathi and Murphy .

Murphy is a five year old Lab/Chessie cross. He was hit by a car on 10/29/12 and became a Tripawd on 11/24/12. On 2/5/13, he had a total hip replacement on his remaining back leg. He has absolutely no idea that he has only three legs!

UPDATE: Murphy lived his life to the fullest, right up until an aggressive bone lesion took him across the Rainbow Bridge on April 9, 2015 and he gained his membership in the April Angels. Run free, my love. You deserve it!

Southwestern Ontario, Canada
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10 March 2014 - 8:28 am
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Happy pictures... bring happy smiles!!!

Thank you Hannah!!!!  Your snuggles with Barny are priceless.. and you are so tenderly holding him in your mouth!!

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!

Los Angeles, CA
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10 March 2014 - 9:23 am
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Ahhh... how cute!!! Hannah wants a kitty friend! Love these photos!


Alison and Shelby 

Shelby Lynne; Jack Russell/Shiba Inu mix. Proud member of the April Angels of 2014.

October 15, 2000 to April 8, 2014

Our story: Broke rear leg in June 2013 - non-conclusive results for cancer so leg was plated and pinned. Enlarged spleen in September 2013 and had it removed and was diagnosed with Hemangiosarcoma and started chemotherapy. Became a Tripawd January 8th, 2014 and definitive Hemangiosarcoma diagnosis. Three major surgeries in 7 months and Shelby took them all like a champ only to lose her battle to cancer in her brain. We had 8 amazing extra months together and no regrets. #shelbystrong #loveofmylife

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10 March 2014 - 3:18 pm
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Hannah looks very happppppy!!laughing So glad she's getting to visit! That kitty really does look like jill...




Cody and Family

Cody is our 7 year old Australian Heeler mix boy. Diagnosed on 2/20/14 and became a tripawd 2/21/14! We chose a homeopathic approach and he is being treated by Dr. Loops our of NC.

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10 March 2014 - 6:43 pm
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Hannah may need a new "stuffie" to go with the other babies she likes to carry around....and I don't mean the Jilly look a like :)


Linda and Tucker

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