Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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12 February 2013
Miss Hannah, you are looking pretty darn good dawrling! (appropriate drawl required there). Huggable lovable girl. And so curious. She checked it all out. Funny how she told those kitties "no no, not yours". Slobbery kisses, big girl.
Karma, Adelaide and the crew, and our sweetpea angel Brendol
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.
You can read their stories at http://adelaide.tripawds.com and http://brendol.tripawds.com
24 September 2009
YESS! I SO needed this to start my week, thank you Hannah and Sally, there's nothing better for a Munday!
You look so good my dear, I do believe you've sent those stupid mets to the moon, cause there's no stopping you when there's presents and goodies involved!
Love you sweet thing, keep on keeping on. And 3-paws out to this incredible community for spreading the love, everyone here is so amazing.
27 December 2012
OMG! This is so special. The love! The joy! The support! Oh, Happy Hannah and Sally: we love you dearly! Thanks for the videos and the updates. We think about Hannah so much. I'm glad her outlook is still as stellar as ever!!!!
~ 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!
26 January 2014
I just LOVE the videos of Hannah. She captures the essence of what being a dog means!! Love love love!! and the kitty too!!!
Mom to Tripawd Angels Jake (2001-2014) and Rosco (2012-2015) and Tripawd Tanner. “Whatever happens tomorrow, we had today; and I'll always remember it”
27 December 2011
Just loved these videos-I wanted to reach out and hug Happy Hannah's adorable face!! What a joy of life--she is living and loving her life. I do think it's funny that Happy Hannah got photobombed by a cute Jill-like kittySo happy that you posted these!! By the way, Hannah and Lily have the same stuffed duck toy
Hugs to both of you,
Joan and Lily
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.
16 October 2012
Sally & Happy Hannah I loved the videos. Thank you so much for sharing them with us. She is doing great Sally. Looking good Hannah. Keep kicking butt. I don't blame you I wouldn't let anyone near my chocolate either
Michelle & Angel Sassy
Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
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.
"You aren't doing it TO her, you are doing it FOR her. Give her a chance at life."
21 February 2014
oh Hannah! Look at how much you loved all your presents! Good for you baby girl! Keep on loving all the attention and love you are getting you deserve it! And don't let that kitty steal your fun! (although I think you had fun chasing her!)
Sally, you're such a wonderful person and Hannah must get her spunk and zest for life from you 🙂
Cody and Family
Cody is our 7 year old Australian Heeler mix boy. Diagnosed on 2/20/14 and became a tripawd 2/21/14! We chose a homeopathic approach and he is being treated by Dr. Loops our of NC.
7 March 2013
14 March 2014
Happy Hannah is just so...Happy!!! What a video star!
Deb and Angel Lexie* Diagnosed at age 13. Tried radiation first; wish we had amputated upon diagnosis (even with lung mets). Joined Club Tripawd April 2014 & Lexie loved life on 3 legs! Advice: Start physical therapy as soon as your vet clears it, especially hydrotherapy if available :-) See Lexie pics here.