Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
Tripawds is the place to learn how to care for a three legged dog or cat, with answers about dog leg amputation, and cat amputation recovery from many years of member experiences.
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2 April 2013
I'm so sorry you lost your sweet Rory
Donna, Glenn & Murphy
Murphy had his right front leg amputated due to histiocytic sarcoma at 7 years old. He survived 4 years, 2 months & 1 week, only to be taken by hemangiosarcoma at 11 1/2 years 6/12/17
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21 October 2014
I'm just now reading about Rory, I'm so very, very sorry. Know that my heart breaks for you and the rest of your pack.
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
8 October 2015
I'm so sorry for your loss. My heart breaks as I read the whole trail on this post. Know that you did the best for Rory and she is now in a beautiful place running around and smiling down at you.
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8 October 2015
I am in the same boat as you. My girl was still using her foot prior to operation. We contemplated whether or not to wait, but we did not want to put her in more pain, so we went ahead with the amputation. The vet told us that she might have a little more recovery time because she was still using that leg some, and most of the time when they see them, they have stopped using it completely. But, I will say Carly was up and hopping around the same day. She seems to be adjusting to the Tripawd life much quicker than I imagined. Don't worry...they are smart!
Renee & Carly