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10 January 2020 - 9:13 am
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That time of year again – Sally (aka Benny55) has a birthday today! Let’s all show her some love and send her birthday wishes…she is a tireless advocate for Tripawds. Investing her heart and soul to help others on this journey, she laughs with us, cries with us, and always makes us feel special.

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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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10 January 2020 - 12:11 pm
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It’s Sally Day! Thank you for sharing her birthday with us Paula, I lost all my info like that on my old computer. 

We hope you’re having a great day Sally! The day you were born, the earth became a more beautiful and happy place. We are so blessed to have you in our community. Your heartfelt support of members, the wisdom you share in your words, and the love you give so freely is felt far and wide in the Tripawds Nation and beyond!

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If you’re new here and you haven’t met Sally or just want to get to know her better (you really should!), check out this video that was taken at last year’s Tripawds friends gathering in Virginia:

And catch Sally on Tripawd Talk Radio too!

Isn’t she the best? This community is stronger and better because of this amazing woman. We are furever grateful that sweet Angel Happy Hannah brought her to us!

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10 January 2020 - 12:40 pm
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Happy Birthday!smiley10

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10 January 2020 - 1:12 pm
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Happy Birthday Sally!!! 🎉🎉🎂🎂🐾🐾🐾

You have been a life line & an inspiration for so many of us here. Thank you for all that you do and for bringing your light and love to our tripawd family. ❤❤❤

Extra cake, ice cream & big hugs on your special day,

Bev, Moe cat, autumn angel Roane & angel dog Gypsy. 

         Hugs ❤ Bev, nurse Moe cat, Autumn's Angel Roane & Angel dog Gypsy 🐾

My sweet soulmate Roane was diagnosed with osteo in June of 2019. Had a rear leg amp on July 2nd & crossed the rainbow bridge to be with her sister Gypsy on the first day of Autumn Sept 23 2019.

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10 January 2020 - 2:16 pm
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HOPPY BIDTHDAT SO TOU!

HOPPY BIDTHDAT SO TOU!

HOPPY BIDTHDAT BEER VALLY!

HOPPY BIDTHDAT SO TOU!

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10 January 2020 - 6:19 pm
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Happy Birthday Sally! You were an angel to me & my Gizmo. Gizmo always used to light up each time I read your posts to him. I hope you’re surrounded by the same level of love that you bestow upon the tripawd parents. Cheers! – Anna & angel dog Gizmo



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10 January 2020 - 8:01 pm
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Happy Birthday Sally.  You are one special lady.  I hope you got to enjoy a little cake and ice cream.  You are one of the best friends I have.  You give so much of yourself.  <3 <3 <3   We send our love to you. 

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Michelle & Angels Sassy & Bosch

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Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
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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."

Virginia




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10 January 2020 - 11:02 pm
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OOOOOOMMMMMMDDDDDD!!!!   PAULA!!!!!     WOW!!!!    WOW!!!    Talk about making someone feel special……OMD!!  Thank you Paula!!!    This was so kind of you…so thoughtful.  Of course, kind and thoughtful are in your DNA and you wouldn’t know how to be any other way😎❤

RENE!!!  Sally Day???   Heretofore known as “Ice Cream and Cake Day”!   Yeah, I kinda’ like that because  it means I get to declare it a day of ice cream and cake for everyone !🎂   Dogs and cats included!!  I also get to declare it a Day of Gratitude  for this incredible  community  that your boy Jerry started and your boy Wyatt Ray continues.  Of course, with a little help from you and the Admin Guy!

Thank you for your very very, very  kind words Rene.  And you topped it off with  the great “birthday card” you put together highlighting  my  beloved Happy Hannah❤ and my wild child Feankie❤  Love these!!!     And to see that video again……love really does overflow in this community❤

Awww BEV, your love for Roane knew no limits😊   YOU showed us all how to make very day count and how to enjoy the gift of the present.   It’s my honor to be on this journey with you…..and to celebrate  it with you on “Ice cream and Cake Day”!!😎

WYATT RAY!!!!!  OMD!  I have to say, that is THE MOST UNIQUE  rendition of Hoppy Bidthday I ever ever “heard”!   😂🤣  I LOVE IT!!!!     BEER VALLY?????    I do believe from the looks of your picture you may have already had some Beer Vally!    And you have just sent my spell check over the edge!!   

CZAR AND ANGEL RIOT. ❤❤ Thank you for the birthday wishes!  I know your Mom has her hands full so it was very kind to take time to join  in on the pawty.  Thank you!

MICHELLE!!!  OMD, talk about a “giver”….talk about a special  lady…..ook in the mirror kiddo!!  And make no.mistake about it, I consider  it a privilege to be  your friend!!❤❤     It was so much fun looking at that video again.  You were the first “-long distance” person to stepmup and say “I’m going to the Virginia  Tripawd Pawty” several years ago…and look what happened!!!   Friends furever!!😎❤

My dear ANNA and ANGEL DOG  GIZMO!!!   And yes Gizmo,  you were an Earth Angel and now one of the Bridge Heaven’s ‘ Angels….and the Bridge Heaven has never been the same😂🤣   And I mean that in the best way!!!    Anna, I loved, loved, loved being  on this jour with the ADORABLE  Gizmo! His delightful expressions  and his clever blogs were so uplifting.  I do remember how sad I was when he headed to the Bridge and I  Intended  to come back to his blog and write more, but just kinda couldn’t  pull it together.  I wanted to find joyful words to celebrate  this spectacular  boy who lived life to the fullest…and who was loved to the moon and back….and so adored by me 😊   It means a lot to me that you posted here today.  It made my heart smile to think of Gizmo and that is a great birthday present😊   I hope you let us know how you’re doing and how that crazy boy has made his presen kmown yo you… because I know he  has!

THANK EACH 9F YOU FOR TAKING TIME TO HELP ME CELEBRATE TODAY!!!    It really, really made it special!!!!    What started out as a normal ho hum workday….with one birthday card from CARE CREDIT, turned into a very heartwarming day………thank you Paula for starting the flow of life.   I have to admit It feels good!!   I only hope each of you feel my love back!!!❤

With a grateful jeart fot eaxh pf you,

Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!

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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11 January 2020 - 7:38 am
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 Happy birthday Sally! I hope you had a pawsitively WONDERFUL day! If anypawdy deserves cake and ice cream it is YOU dear friend. You have touched so many hearts and so many lives with love, kindness, and patience. 

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Hugs,

Jackie, David, Bo, Andy, Oscar, Angel Mitchell, and the coolest feral tripawd kitty Huckleberry

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JACKIE!!! GREAT PICTURE😂😂🤣   That’s a picture of pure bliss roght there!!    Thanks so much for the birthday wishes with us PERFECT picture and lovely kjnd words!   And thank YOU for always being  here to help others with your support!!!

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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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11 January 2020 - 2:08 pm
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY SALLY!

Sorry I am a day late. So you get cake and ice cream today too!

Thank you for all your support you give my mom as we fight this disheartening disease. Because of you I have hope!

Love Brownie😀

Virginia




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Sweet Brownie!  Thank you for your kind note  You betcha’, ice cream and cake again!!   And let me tell you Brownie, you and your Mom are TRUE INSPIRATIONS AROUND HERE!!!  YOU are showing  everyone what hope looks like and that statistics  don’t  mean squat!

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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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WYATT RAY!!!!!  OMD!  I have to say, that is THE MOST UNIQUE  rendition of Hoppy Bidthday I ever ever “heard”!  

Yo Sally! That ain’t me, it’s Spirit Jerry! Yeah, he was as good lookin’ as me when he was a puppy, wasn’t he? 

Wyatt Ray Dawg . . . The Tripawds Leg-A-Cy Continues!

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Happy Birthday Sally!! 

Two days late, that’s just how I roll smiley4

I hope your day was full of M&M’s and deer poop!! Wait, that sounds wrong….

Karen and the Spirit Pug Girls,  and Elly and Obie too!

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

1999 to 2010

 

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