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YO DEB!!!! Shhhh....don't tell anyone yet....ya' know those lovely reference letters people wrote and you were kind enough to PFD (or something)....well, I think Ive found a use
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30 December 2014 - 11:31 am
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Shhhh....I don't want ro go public with this yet.....but I'm dealing with a VERY receptive and wonderful rescue called Ruff Love Rescue from NC...AND.....shhhhh.....they have a tripawd thst needs a home!!!! Imw not gonna say too much right now....and there is not a Mastiff gene ANYWHERE to be found in this dog...far from it....but.....he's a one year old trilawd!

AND.....ta.....dum......they would love to see the reference letters!!!!! winker Would you be sooooo kind to go ahead and forward a few??? ALSO.......if you could erase any dates on the letters AND replace the name Gunther with FRANKLIN.......that would be splendid!!!!!! I did "indicate sorta'" that these letters were just now written for Franklin....shhhhh..

Oh, and don't tell anyone his name yet....I knew the name FRANKLIN was a good sign too....we all know there is only ONE Franklin so I know Christine will see it as a sign too.....when we decide to tell everyone! I'm doing everything in mynpower not to include a picture yet.....I just want to wait til its further along before I let the SECRET out!

They have the app...after a few tablet and Sally user set backs.....they are contacting the vet today....they said things like they really hope this works out"....and I will "be surprised at what a special boy he is"! Talk about rescue who really wants to get their dogs adopeed and has such a friendly receptive tone......nice!!!

I'll pm her e.ail address

Thank you soooo much Deb.....I hope this isnt too labor intenesive.....and thanks for keeping the secret!!!! If its meant ro be, it'll work out.

So much love to you!!!!!!!!

Sally and My Guiding Eternal Light Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle 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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30 December 2014 - 11:44 am
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Fingers and paws crossed....and lips sealed.

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!

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30 December 2014 - 1:14 pm
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Sally,

I've been away for a bit so I'm not sure what happened to Gunther.  From the sounds of things in this posting I'm taking that rescue wasn't as "friendly" as this one...way-confused

Well, I hope things work out for Franklin to find his way to his forever home with you.  Any furkid would hit the jackpot with you as a mom and any rescue would be lucky to adopt a furkid to such a loving home.  I think sometimes these rescues end up "cutting their noses off to spite their face."  Hubby and I didn't have a good experience with a Dobie Rescue which left us with purchasing our boys from breeders.  Neither my husband or I needed to be micromanaged in how to care for a dog like that rescue seemed to want to do.  I guess us being denied by the rescue as potential adopters (hubby and I of all people) was a blessing since that's how we came to bring Leland into our home.  I think if he'd ended up somewhere else with all his health issues from early on he'd probably been tossed out or dropped at a shelter somewhere.  For that reason alone I'm thankful that I had a crappy experience with a rescue.

Hugs

Sahana and her Angel Leland

Leland

November 17, 2009 - June 30, 2014

May you finally be healthy and running free at the Rainbow Bridge. Until we meet again my sweet boy!

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30 December 2014 - 1:35 pm
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"I guess us being denied by the rescue as potential adopters . . ."

Are you kidding me??!!! You were denied!? That's ridiculous!!! However, I know exactly what you mean. I was afraid we would be denied for Meesha once they found out we didn't have a physical fence. In Tennessee, there's hardly any dirt in some places to have a garden much less dig a hole for a fence! We were lucky that the rescuer we got Meesha from was perfectly okay with our electronic fence.

It really ticks me off how many pets could have a loving home if it weren't for the outlandish "red tape".

Okay, done ranting. GO FRANKLIN!!!!

xoxo

Harmony became a Tripawd on 10/21/14 (MCT). She left us way too soon on 11/1/14.

"We miss you so much; our love, our heart, our Harmony."

- Pam, Ron and Melody, Meesha, Doublestuff and Mariah Carey

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Shhhh.....You guys are THE best secret keepers in the land!!!

Yeah Sahana, some of the questions on the varioust applications are craaaazy! Innocent dogs are being killed everday and they won't adopt out to someone like you?? OMD!!! Some rescue groups, certainly not the majority, have definitely lost their focus, that's for sure!! And I see an awful lot of questions about finances from some of these groups. Well, if people had to be independently wealthy before they had kids....BINGO BANGO...world population just decreased by billions!!!

Bottom line...Leland had your name stamped on his heart the day he was born!!!!

Oh gosh! While I'm typing....okay...."typoing"...Ruff Love Rescue just said they left a message for my vet! WOOF! And...as far as home visits....they can AKYPE!!!! OMD!!! SKYPE?????? Okay, gon a call my BFF Bobby at Verizon and see if he wants to come over and go skyping with me!!! Sounds like fun!!!! She also mentioned "face time"...huh?? I wonder if BFF Bobby at Verizon wants "face time" with me??? OMD! I never new applications could b eo much fun!!

Okay....remember...lips are sealed.....shhhh........ just Deb knows so far...tee..hee

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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30 December 2014 - 2:07 pm
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Now THIS sounds like the right rescue to be dealing with. Paws and fingers crossed for you and Franklin.

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.

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Sally!!!!!!!!So EXCITED!!!!! Face time is great, what kind of phone do you have? I have an Iphone and can Facetime with anyone else that has one for free. You just have to make sure you are not in your underwear LOL. It is an app that comes on the phone. Skype is also great. I have an account (my girls had to set it up for me) We could all get them and see Franklin live!!! Told ya there were good rescues out there. Hugs, Lori, Ty, C, L & Daryl

TY GUY, Best Black Lab ever! Diagnosed  and had amp in January, 2014. Kicked MRSA's butt. Earned his angel wings on April 16, 2014. Run Free my boy and don't forget a shoe. Ty is a proud member of the " April Angels". Ty sent us Daryl, a Tripawd rescue in Sept. of 2016. Daryl is 5 +or -. We are also Pawrents to Chandler, a Border Collie mix who is 15 and 1/2, Lucy, a Corgi who is 7, 2 minis, 2 horses, and a feisty cat named Zoe. Zoe had a non skeletal Osteosarcoma removed in July 2015. No Chemo, she was at least 16. She is going strong although she is now completely blind. She is now close to 20 and her hobbies are eating and sleeping in front of her personal heater. 

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30 December 2014 - 2:56 pm
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SALLY!!! I didn't get through half of your post before I was Googling Ruff Love Rescue to find a pic of Franklin! I could not help myself aw-shucks He is so cute! So I tried to Face time you and no luck, which tells me you dont have an iPhone. You can get Skype on your tablet (and its free to download):

http://www.skyp.....-tablet/ 

Go see Bobby and ask him to set up Skype for you on your tablet. Then if you get home and forget what he told you to do, here are some directions:

https://support.....id-tablets

And I love Lori's idea...we ALL get Skype and start a video chat so we can all see Franklin LIVE. I'm thinking this might have to be our first ever VIRTUAL tripawd party!!!!  

Mom to Tripawd Angels Jake (2001-2014) and Rosco (2012-2015) and Tripawd Tanner. “Whatever happens tomorrow, we had today; and I'll always remember it”  

      

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30 December 2014 - 3:04 pm
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OMG . . . he's beautiful!!!!

(Sorry, I Googled too!)

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Harmony became a Tripawd on 10/21/14 (MCT). She left us way too soon on 11/1/14.

"We miss you so much; our love, our heart, our Harmony."

- Pam, Ron and Melody, Meesha, Doublestuff and Mariah Carey

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30 December 2014 - 3:34 pm
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Yo Sally! We are so excited and we gots all lucky 13 paws crossed for you here in Oaktown! We love us a hound dawg! Yup, we googled him toowinkerCan't wait to see what happens, if it is meant to be it will be. And Franklin will be the luckiest tripawd on the planet to have YOU as his mama!

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Codie Rae and the OP

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30 December 2014 - 4:40 pm
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Sally...sorry I googled him too. Now you know we aren't very good with secrets of this type, what were you thinking?  We all love dogs and needed to see Franklin- he is a looker, Myrtle will have a lot of fun with him.  You have so much love and kindness in your heart, they have to give him to you.  Sahana I agree with you, with so many dogs needing good homes some rescues practically want your fingerprints. Anyone with a story like ours, deserve a rescue.  Sally keep us posted, no need to hold back on the picture winkerLOL.  Sooo excited!

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30 December 2014 - 4:44 pm
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And now I will be googling too.....

Got my fingers crossed (and Tuck has his paws crossed too).

Your secret is safe with us :)

Many hugs

Linda and Tucker

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30 December 2014 - 4:58 pm
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I LOOOPPVE YOU GUYS!!!

And you have me ROFL (roll i ng o n floor laughing, right?)....better yet...LMAO!!!!

And you are sneaky little tripawders....googling Franklin......I LOVE it!!!!

Thank you so much for your never ending love and support!! My heart just feels like it will explode sometimes because it gets so filled up with your love and good wishes!!

Yeah Lori and Elizabeth...I just jave a tavlet, not an iphone...bit I donknow "it" skypes! Thanks for the links. I'm sure I'll need them!

And to think we coukd have a FIRST EVER VIRTUAL TRIPAWD PAWTY......with Franklin as the first virtual member.....LOOOOOVING IT!!! Since there is only one Franklin....I'm already thinking of names....and one of the best names ever is already taken...Daryl!! . I like my recues to jacve a "forever home" name.

Okay, Ill keep you losted.

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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Okay....shhhhh....here's a picture of Franklin.......

http://www.adop.....n-type-mix

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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Well....you have to tap the link....

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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