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18 May 2019 - 10:34 am
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Aw, thanks for reading, Sally. It’s an amazing story, isn’t it. Terrible to think what some people have to contend with, but what a treasure Ping Pong is ❤️

BTW Apologies if I’ve posted this in the wrong forum. I think I may have done. I’m never sure if it’s ‘tripawds in the news’ or ‘Tripawds in the news’ if you get my drift. Anyway, do please feel free to move….

Meg, Mutt, aged around 10, adopted 31/12/2009. Sudden explosive right elbow fracture 06/12 (caused by IOHC), diagnosed with End Stage Arthritis 03/15, Total Elbow Replacement 08/15, problems with healing leading to skin graft & skin flap surgery, Chronic Infection leading to implant breakdown. Became a Tripawd 9th March 2016. 
Lives with Mum, Clare, watched over by Angel Pie and Angel Billie
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18 May 2019 - 12:33 pm
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Wow thank you for sharing Clare! I saw the headline today and was afraid to read it but I’m so glad I did thanks to you. What a wonderful ending! And how super cool to see that people all over the globe are realising that just because a dog loses a leg doesn’t mean they aren’t awesome heroes. YAY!

Yes of course you may share it here. Tripawds Rule! xoxo

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2 August 2019 - 5:08 pm
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Tripawds was featured in the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians newsletter in July!

http://campaign…..faa70a5ecb

We are so hoppy to be featured, since it gets Tripawds Foundation in front of so many vets who don’t know about us.

Scroll down to see our story, “Tripawds Foundation Maggie Moo Fund for Tripawd Rehabilitation Reimbursement!”

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2 August 2019 - 6:08 pm
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How great to get the news out there about rehab and tripawds!

Paula

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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3 August 2019 - 9:34 am
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Thanks Paula! We are trying to get the word out in as many newspapers as possible.

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That is really fantastic to see all of your hard work come to fruition smiley_clap  You must be so excited, and I am thrilled that this information is starting to get out so wide spread. I know we couldn’t do rehab with Huck, I am very fortunate that he is in good shape but even now if I thought he could do it without trauma and people losing fingers I would try it. I just don’t think our situation would allow for it. 

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

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6 August 2019 - 9:46 am
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Aww thanks Jackie!

Do your best with Huck, that’s all you can do. And I know you already are so he’s one lucky kitty!

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A great vehicle to pass on the word about Tripawds in general, as well as the Rehab program.  So gratifying  to see the way “Jerry” continues  to get his woof heard❤

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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6 August 2019 - 12:27 pm
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Too right. The more people hear about Tripawds the better. I will never forget stumbling onto the site, feeling absolutely desperate and hopeless and how the kindness and support of people here transformed things for us. I’m sure everyone has a similar memory of their own. 

Meg, Mutt, aged around 10, adopted 31/12/2009. Sudden explosive right elbow fracture 06/12 (caused by IOHC), diagnosed with End Stage Arthritis 03/15, Total Elbow Replacement 08/15, problems with healing leading to skin graft & skin flap surgery, Chronic Infection leading to implant breakdown. Became a Tripawd 9th March 2016. 
Lives with Mum, Clare, watched over by Angel Pie and Angel Billie
My life as a MEG-A-STAR 


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That is so nice gals, thanks for making our day!

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