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Spring Nor Cal Tripawd Meet Up: May 6th 2017
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Livermore, CA

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7 May 2017 - 8:28 pm
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Hey, did the chauffeur get any pictures of the tiny tripawd?


PS, I fixed the link to the blog, it was broken

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

1999 to 2010


              Maggie's Story                  Amputation and Chemo

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Howdy, I didn’t, every time I went over to take his picture, someone was holding him.

Thanks for fixing the link, I am a low tech man in a high tech world.whatever


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Just saw The Chauffeur’s pictures and Nancy’s pictures! SOOOOOO MANY GOOD LOOKING DOGGIES…and humans too!! 🙂

It just warms my heart to see everyone together with their DELIGHTFUL dogs!!!

Is ANY way to list the names of each dog somehow? I think I figured everyone out, except maybe one or two.

I KNOW hiw much fun everyone had and how much love was shared….happy tears and maybe a few less happy….but the love ade everything just perfect! 🙂 🙂

Thank you again everyone for shari g your day with us! MORE!! MORE!!!

And was the little Chihuahua a dog that just “happened” to be in the Park? How special is that’

Love ro all!

Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!

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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WOW>>>> so nice to see photos of my friends and some new friends!!! What lovely photos and it looks like an awesome time was had by all. And the weather certainly was nicer there than in LA! So YAY!!!!

I am so glad so many people celebrated (love the hats BTW)… hugs and love to my Tripawds family up north! 

Shelby Lynne; Jack Russell/Shiba Inu mix. Proud member of the April Angels of 2014.

October 15, 2000 to April 8, 2014

Our story: Broke rear leg in June 2013 - non-conclusive results for cancer so leg was plated and pinned. Enlarged spleen in September 2013 and had it removed and was diagnosed with Hemangiosarcoma and started chemotherapy. Became a Tripawd January 8th, 2014 and definitive Hemangiosarcoma diagnosis. Three major surgeries in 7 months and Shelby took them all like a champ only to lose her battle to cancer in her brain. We had 8 amazing extra months together and no regrets. #shelbystrong #loveofmylife

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LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT! Oh you guys I’m so happy you all had a perfect day. What a lovely gathering!

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