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Hey everypawdy, the new and improved ME is coming to your town!
When the snow starts falling here in Colorado, my pawrents are wussing out and hitting the road. I like the snow but they don't.
We will be making our way out to California to see my peeps, but before that we'll be in Washington, Oregon and Northern California.
And I want to see YOU!
Here are the general areas we're thinking of stopping for a night or two between mid to late October and Thanksgiving, can you come pawty with us?
- Puyallup, WA (I want to meet Dr. Pam!)
- Portland / Salem, OR
- Eureka, CA
- Santa Rosa, CA (we'll be there around Turkey Day)
- San Francisco, CA (can anyone meet up on Sat. 11/21 or Sun. 11/22?)
- Stockton, CA
Then we'll be in Southern California for all of December, and start working our way to Arizona in January. We'll be announcing get togethers for those areas soon!
Let's get this pawty started!
30 July 2010
Probably won't be able to meet up with you guys in Nor Cal because Chloe and I will be going to my parents house for the week of Thanksgiving. Maybe when you are in So Cal in December since I plan on staying at my parents house in the LA area between Dec 19th to mid Jan!
Chloe became a rear amp tripawd on 7-29-10. Another tumor was removed on front leg 2-20-14. Found 3rd tumor on neck 2-2015, but she's still kicking cancer's butt at age 14. Chloe's blog
14 August 2009
What happened to Vegas???! Comet was going to put on a new pretty pink bow and dust off her "cage" so she could meet you guys! (The pretty pink bow enhances her growly face)
Comet - 1999 to 2011
She departed us unexpectedly January 23, 2011 at the age of 12 1/2.
She was born with a deformed front leg and a tripawd all of her life.
10 March 2010
OH I AM SO EXCITED.....would Wyatt Ray like to meet Whiskey?? do you think??? Casper can go in his bathroom cuz I"m not sure Wyatt is ready for kittens yet!!!!
You can come here and Wyatt can play in the yard...oh i'm excited excited!!!
13 July 2009
IMHO, nothing was wrong with the old and unimproved you, but I know what these humans can be like. What's wrong with a few barks and bites, tell me.
I'm sure I'll be back in Santa Barbara over Christmas, so maybe we'll see you, and other SoCal pups, at the beach on Boxing Day again. Do your parents want to pencil that into your busy schedule? I'm sure my mom can make it a few days before or after that day.
22 August 2008
23 July 2010
Wyatt is coming to Puyallup????? So maybe its not to get ear scratches from me but to meet Dr. Pam, but that is fine too.
The only requirement is to learn to pronounce Puyallup!
Pew( like in a church)-al(like a mans name)-up( the opposite of down)
Pew-al-up...Pew-al-up...Pew-al-up... just keep repeating it all the way from Colorado!
There is going to be a Puget Sound "Meet and Greet and Sniff" in our northern region in just a few weeks, so I will bet that we will know how to throw a good get together by the time you all reach the Evergreen State!!!
Spirit JD's mom - from Puyallup!
One Tough Girl
-Diagnosed with osteosarcoma of her left front leg –
-Amputation July 23 2010 –
-The cancer didn't get her, but she is gone-
-She fought the cancer and loved life till bloat brought her down August 29th, 2010-
Now she watches over her mom and two new sisters, the Quad-Paws Serena and Maya
Wow you guys, I'm SO HOPPY that YOU are hoppy!
Maybe when you are in So Cal in December since I plan on staying at my parents house in the LA area
YESCH! That's when we plan to pawty with Maximutt too. And Tazzie makes the pawty! Yeay! We'll figure that part out later.
What happened to Vegas???!
Later baby, we'll catch you on our way to AZ somehow!
would Wyatt Ray like to meet Whiskey??
You betcha! Count on us sometime either right before or right after Turkey Day!
We could make the November nor cal meet up a weekend you will be around
I think a poll is in order for the location. Hmmmm...maybe the East Bay is better?
We are having a Puget Sound get-together October 3rd but I'm sure we could all meet up again later in October.
Mom says it depends on how the weather goes here, but if all goes well and doesn't start dumping snow too early, we'll be in your part of the world around the last week of October or first week of November. The 2 Million Dogs walk in Auburn/Tacoma is happening on 11/7. Can anyone make that? We could all hop together!
I'm sorry these dates so up in the air, we'll know more in the next week or so when we see how the weather gods treat us. This is soooo exciting!
The only requirement is to learn to pronounce Puyallup!
I'm gonna practice just to impress you! Yes I want to meet you too!!!!
2 June 2009
17 February 2010
Vegas baby! I can't wait! We're definitely on the way to Arizona!
Sadie is my 9yr old Rott/Shepherd mix. Diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her right scapula 1/28/10. Our brave girl had her amputation 2/13/10 and her last chemotherapy on 6/6/10. Unfortunately, a tumor appeared in her back right leg and on 10/7/2010 Sadie's earthly journey came to an end. On 10/24/2010 we adopted Ranger, a handsome Rott/Lab mix tripawd (got hit by a car) I think Sadie sent him to us.
2 November 2009
We definitely have to meet up in December in the LA area or wherever you plan to be in So. Cal. When you know your schedule more we'll be there - we're flexible and can't wait to pawty down!
My sweet golden Mackenzie. She became my angel on Dec 29, 2010 at the age of 8 1/2 although she was always my angel from the time we brought her home. She was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in Sept 2009 and officially became a tripawd (front leg) on Nov 5, 2009. She will be forever in my heart and now she's running free with all of our other tripawd heroes. I love you Mackenzie!
25 August 2010
Yea Wyatt and crew,
Sammy and I want to meet you too!! I will look at the 2 million dog march, I had no idea it was happening. Boy, you picked an interesting couple of months to travel this way. Hope you like liquid sunshine
Elizabeth and Sammy
Diagnosed with osteosarcoma in the right front leg 8/23/10,
leg fractured 8/27/10,
leg amputated 8/30/10
I couldn't begin to say how special Sammy is to us. Living and laughing with and loving this wonderful boy is priceless.