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Great dane Ami 4 weeks after Amputation :)
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9 December 2008 - 6:40 am
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Hi Everyone!

Just a quick update on Ami, she’s doing really well and started her chemo on friday.

I’ll do a proper write up later with pictures but just a quick video for now.

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Congratulations!  It looks like Ami is doing great, she is really getting around wonderfully. What a happy girl. My Dane Nova had her front left leg amputated 4 weeks ago from today, and she is doing great too. We started Carboplatin 2 weeks after surgery, no side effects at all, and it seems like she feels great.  Best of luck with the chemo, I am sure Ami will do great.  Check out Nova’s blog at the address below and follow our progress, and keep in touch about Ami’s progress too.

Sue and Nova

Dane Mom Sue at and Mom to Beautiful Great Dane Queen Nova, a Blind Tripawd, who kicked cancer's butt from 11/08-03/13. The Queen is Spirit Nova now, but her legacy lives on here at Tripawds!

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Thanks for the update and video!  I was wondering how Ami was doing.  Good luck with the chemo, I’ll bet she will do well.

Pam and Tazzie

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Thanks for posting the link, Ami looks great!

We embedded the video for everyone to view here. Next time, just copy the HTML Link Code from PhotoBucket and paste it into your post, in HTML mode (HTML Mode Button

). Or … we can always do that for you.

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The video was wonderful and we are all so very happy to see Ami doing so very well. I know that it could have not been an easy decision, but how wonderful the results have been. We will all be pulling for the entire family.

Cherry and her dad.

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