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Eva's home from surgery
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28 November 2019 - 9:55 am
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Hey everyone

just wanted to let you know that I did get my stitches  out on Monday. It was great. They said my incision looked good and they didn’t need to see me again unless I needed something. So don’t have to go back to that place again. 

i had blood work again and they said it showed a drop and that maybe next week I might go to the other vet for my second chemotherapy treatment or it will be the week after. Dad said it will be a quick trip in and back when it happens.

i also got the all clear to take 10 min walks at the park which have been amazing. I had missed smelling so many assbook post (dog Facebook) over the past few weeks it took a while to make my loop. I also get to go into the yard without my leash so long as dad or mom goes outside too. They won’t let me run and chase things but I have some independence back which is nice. I also get to sleep in my chair again so overall I am in a pretty good mood. Like I tell dad, everyday you get to spend with a dog is a good one. And it is always good to be a dog. 

here is a photo of me in the car after learning that the cone is done

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28 November 2019 - 11:15 am
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Ohhhh… look at that smile!!! smiley4  You look great girlie, good for you! No doubt you are lovin’ a little bit of your independence back! So glad all is going well and you are feeling good. The cone of shame is now a thing of the past, yay!! 

So good to hear from ya, three paws up! You are rockin’ this (of course you are, you’re an Aussie!)

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28 November 2019 - 4:29 pm
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Ooooh I’ll bet you and your family are sooo thankful today! Look at you fluffy girl, you have a look of pure joy on your face. Congratulations!

So glad to hear things are moving along nicely. And now, on to the next phase! You’ll knock down those chemotherapy treatments without a problem.

Hey in the meantime, please consider taking advantage of our Tripawds Rehabilitation Reimbursement program. If your get to a rehab therapist for a first-time evaluation, the Tripawds Foundation may pay for your first rehab visit ! It’s so helpful for knowing how to build your activity level back up and keep you safe from injury. We hope you’ll take advantage of it!

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10 December 2019 - 8:24 pm
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Hi Eva and family,

I jut wanted to thank you for the posts.  My dog Lucky is getting ready for his amputation suregry next Thursday and we are nervous.  It was nice to hear about Eva getting back to the things she loves to do.  I would love to hear how you all  are doing now that a few more weeks have passed.  

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12 December 2019 - 11:48 am
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Hey power pups and saggy butts. Eva is posting my cool Christmas gift from my 5year old people cousin. She can to visit me and got me a cool piece of lounge wear. 
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things are good. I started my second chemo and have my immunotherapy dates in January and February on the calendar. Dad took me to my physical therapy session. Damn that was fun and hard. I napped hard on Tuesday but can’t wait to go back and practice more of my made balancing skills. Hope you all are welll but most wanted to brag about my bandanna 😀

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12 December 2019 - 11:50 am
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I hope Lucky has a smooth few weeks it is as way more stress for us.everyone here was great to talk with so don’t hesitate to reach out. This really is an amazing community. Keep us posted. 

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12 December 2019 - 12:18 pm
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QOW!  What a beautiful  girl Eva is!!   Shes’s stylin” her “Badge of Honor” lounge wear like a champ!!   Glad PT went well and she had a good nap afterwards.

Also just realized  I missed her cone removal photo.  Can never have enough pictures of this pretty girl!😊

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12 December 2019 - 1:47 pm
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Oh pretttttty! Eva you look striking in your Tripawds bandana ! Thank you for sharing, you made our day.

Tell us more about the physical therapy! What kind of exercises did you do?

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13 December 2019 - 6:31 pm
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Oh eva you beautiful girl, that smile just says it all! So much good news, no more cone, pt and a walk! My goodness you have been doing a good job keeping your humans entertained! 

Its a good day to be a dog ❤❤❤ big hugs for another awesome update!

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

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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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