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Libby Marks 7 Months!
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Fort Wayne, IN
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1 September 2013 - 10:52 am
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I'm a day late in sharing Libby's 7 month ampuversary.  Thanks to a dear member for giving me the nudge ;)

A short recap of Libby for those who aren't familiar....Limp that wouldn't go away in January 2013...osteosarcoma suspected...amp 1-31-13...biopsy post amp confirmed osteo.  Started her on metronomics and supplements a few weeks after surgery.  It's helpful to me reading what supplements others are giving their furbabies so I will list Libby's...metronomic therapy (cytoxan and rimadyl), MUSH (super combo of mushrooms), BSST (herbal formula to boost immune system), fish oil, milk thistle and probiotics.

At 10 years old she is still going pretty strong.  We can't take the extended walks we used to but she still loves it and wants to do it every day.  She continues to swim but not as much. She especially likes to cool off in the pool after a walk.  She'll stand on the pool steps half way up her sides and I say she looks like a  monkey in a hot spring. :)

Her appetite is ferocious.  She loves her half cooked half kibble diet and runs to the food dish.  She's still hubby's soul mate...always has been always will.  She's just the best.

 

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Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14



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1 September 2013 - 12:04 pm
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Hoppy Ampuversary Libby.  Keep kicking but girl.  You are an awesome inspiration

 

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Michelle & Angel Sassy

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Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
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07/26/2006 - Sassy earned her wings 08/20/2013

05/04/2006 -  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19  fought cancer for 4 months.

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1 September 2013 - 1:12 pm
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Thanks, Michelle.  I look up to you and Angel Sassy.  Thanks for still being here for everyone. 

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

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1 September 2013 - 1:17 pm
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Yay Libby! You're a beautiful girl and deserve many more ampuversaries, so I raise my can of sardines to you! Keep up the good work and I can't wait to see the pawty you get in 5 more months!

Shari

From abandoned puppy to Tripawd Warrior Dude, Dakota became one of the 2011 February Furballs due to STS. Our incredibly sweet friend lived with grace and dignity till he impulsively raced over the Bridge on 12-15-12.

Dakota's thoughtful and erudite blog is at http://shari.tr.....pawds.com/

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1 September 2013 - 1:42 pm
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Happy number 7 Libby!
And since mom posted a day late there will be penalty snacks! That will teach ya!

Karen

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1 September 2013 - 1:46 pm
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Yay, Libby! Keep me In Mind next time you need someone to go swimming with you. We culd look like twins in our pretty yellow float Coats
Love, 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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1 September 2013 - 3:05 pm
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Happy 7 month ampuversary to Libbyclapclapclapclapclapclapclapclapclapclapclap

Keep kicking cancer's butt!! Have a wonderful day full of treats, scratchies, and more treats!

Our beautiful Lily was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her front leg on 12/14/11 at age 8 and had amp on 12/16/11. She completed 5 rounds of carbo. She was so brave and kicked cancer's butt daily! She lived life fully for 4 years, 3 months, and 15 days after her amp. My angel is a warrior princess. I miss her so much.

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1 September 2013 - 3:37 pm
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Libby and I thank you all!  Mmmmm sardines...one of her faves.  Penalty snacks are on their way :)

Murphy, you can come swimming any time!

Yep, she's still kickin' cancer in the arse!  We so badly want to hit that 1 year mark.

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

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Now THAT'S the way to start offf a splendid September!

TERRIFIC SEVEN MNTH AMPUVERSARY LIBBY!! HUGE! GREAT JOB!

Wo derful update. I love the visual of Libby standng in the pool to cool off! She's such a sweet dog! Just LOVE that pnot of her running with a great big grin on her face! That is one happy dog!,

Yeah, Happh Hannah and Libby share a lot of parallels.....they're just less than a month part in amuversary starting date (Hapy Hannah keeps track of these things ya' know!). She takes very, very short walks before she plops down and rolls in tne grass happily wagging er tail, snorting and grinning! Yep FEROCIOUS apprtite here too!.....PIGROCIOUS!! And shs nine.....whicis the same as beng ten in Bull Mastiff years!!

Thanks for sharing your protocal too. I keep forgetting to get Happy Hannah on BSST so this is a nice reminder.

Thanks sooooo much for sharing this joyous occasion with is! It REALY is quite an accomplishment! And, of course, the picture of Libby andmher buddy will jave me smilig all night! They are both beautiful pups!

Watermelon amd ice cream going on over here!! Celebratng with food makes everyne delirious ly hap over here!

Much love and buckets of joh to you Libby AND mom too! And Papa too!

Sally and Happy Hannah

And the pnoto! oMD! Is that ne happy girl or what? Look at her grinning ear to ear! Trust me, she's moving a lot faster than Happy Hannah ever thought about!

Thanks soooooo much for sharng the joy here today!

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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1 September 2013 - 7:53 pm
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Libby!  Your boyfriend, Jackson, told me to tell you how happy and pretty you're looking!  He LOVES your smile!  Heck, I LOVE YOUR HAPPY FACE!  Keep on hopping on, Libby.  We love you and are so proud of you, too.  Hoppy 7 months!!

~ Katy & Jackson

ACL tear in right hind leg 12/5/12 and scheduled ACL repair surgery 12/21/12. Pre-op xrays revealed osteosarcoma. Amputation 12/28/12.  Chemo (carboplatin) started Jan 10, 2013 and ended on April 5, for a total of 5 doses. He handled carbo like a champ!  No side effects.  We started metronomic therapy at his third chemo and have been also doing some holistic treatments.  He's a lively, playful 10 year old huskie-boarder collie and a very proud member of the Winter Warriors!  Our love. Our funny little guy!

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1 September 2013 - 8:25 pm
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Sally, your posts always make me smile!  "Pigrocious" ha..I have to remember that one!  Libs had some watermelon treats tonight too :)

Jackson, you handsome devil you, if dogs could blush I believe Libs would be doing just that. :)

Let's raise our glasses (and water bowls) to a happy September!

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

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Happy Ampuversay Libby!!! I knew September would give us a reason to smile and celebrate (even though some are smiling thru tears). These are the reasons we are here and it helps the healing process. Keep it going Libby!!!

Luanne and Spirit Shooter

Spirit Shooter was a Miniature Australian Shepherd who was diagnosed with a MCT and had a LF amp 1/28/13 at 13-1/2 years old. 

Shooter crossed the Bridge on 8/28/13, his 7 month ampuversary and two weeks from his 14th birthday.

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Thank you, Luanne.  My heart breaks for you and all those who've lost their precious furbabies.  Every day is a gift and I remind myself of that daily.

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

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1 September 2013 - 9:55 pm
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hoppy ampuversary Libby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a fighter you are!!!!!!!!!!!!!   Keep it up girl we love you!!!!

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Erica & Jill

Jill is a 9-year-old tuxedo kitty. She was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in June 2012 on her toe in her right hind leg. Her leg was amputated on 12/12/12 and she completed four rounds of chemo (2 of Carbo, 2 of Doxy) in April 2013. "Like" Jill's facebook page: https://www.fac.....tty?ref=hl Proud member of the WINTER WARRIORS!!!! Her blog can be read at http://jillsjou.....ipawds.com. xoxo

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2 September 2013 - 9:56 am
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Happy 7 Libby, a great way to start to Sept with wonderful news. She looks great absolutely fantasticbig-grin

Esther and Snoop

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