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Libby can hardly stand
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18 March 2014 - 9:36 pm
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Hang in there Amy.  We are sending Libby and you guys all the positive juju we have.

Adelaide is a young tripawd Husky, from an injury.  Her amp was on 10/1/12.  She has 4 sisters, Aissa (a senior border collie/chow), Maggie May (a puppy Great Pyrenees), Mathilde and Morrigan and 1 baby brother, Bagheera.  We are all watched over by our angel Brendol, who was dx with OSA 1/30/13, amp on 2/6/13, and left us on 8/20/13.

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Sending positive, strong thoughts.

Your description of the park today reminded me of my last park trip with Maggie.

Treasure each moment. Hoping for the best outcome for Libby and the whole pack.

Karen and Spirit Maggie

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

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Good morning Amy and Libby

Just checking in to see how the lovely Libby is doing today.

Your wagon ride to the park sounded perfect.....the best of both worlds for both Libby and you.

Thoughts, prayers and pawsitive thoughts for you today and always.

Linda and Tucker


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19 March 2014 - 9:14 am
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Hey Amy and Libby...

Just wanted to point out something in Lexie's post (debva) from last night. She mentioned that Lexie had a slipped disc and was immobile for several weeks before she was up and walking like for ole self.

Now, I don't know if she had surgery or not. But maybe connect with her and see what the story is. I know surgery isoutnof the question for Libby, but maybe Lexie was just on so e really good meds that worked.

Hugs and love!

Sally and Happy Hannah

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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Hi again Amy

Sending lots of prayers and pawsitive thoughts to you and Libby

Linda and Tucker

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Lots and lots of love, doggie slobber and tail wags coming your way from our pack to yours. xoxo

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Thinking about you guys!



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