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Date / Time: SAT 3/26/2011 @ 3:30 PM MDT (2:30 PDT, 5:30 EDT)
Duration: 30 min
Call-in Number: (310) 388-9739
Tune in to hear Tripawds member Maggie discuss her preferred canine cancer treatment plan for her three legged agility dog. Holistic veterinary technician Gina will join the conversation to discuss homeopathic remedies and other natural nutrition plans for dogs with cancer. Learn about how award winning agility dog Maggie adapted to life on three legs after her rear leg amputation due to a soft tissue sarcoma. We will discuss the benefits of canine rehabilitation and core strengthening exercises for dogs as well as the benefits of an all natural grain free diet for dogs with cancer.
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Glad I got to listen in the other night to see what it will be like! Maggie's cancer is(was?) soft tissue sarcoma - never got exact type after many special stains/tests. (I don't believe it's classified as osteosarcoma? Am I wrong?)
Gina is my sister...who I am VERY grateful was there to help me get thru the first day seeing Maggie after amputation and helped me get thru the 2 weeks of HELL recovery(albiet from long distance). If it weren't for her, I think I might have gone off the deep end!
oh and PS...Maggie no longer competes in traditional agility as it's too physical for her now but she plays in Rally and downscaled agility obstacles in the Wag It Games, which suits her "tripawd-ness" now 🙂
Tracy & Maggie
Don't miss our homeopathic canine cancer discussion with Tripawds members maggie and gina, live on Tripawd Talk Radio tomorrow!
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12 February 2010
i'd like to know where tracy recommends getting suppliments, etc. does she mail order, pharmacy, what??
Life is good, so very, very good!!! Gayle enjoyed each and every moment of each and every wonderful day (naps included). She left this world December 12, 2011 – off on a new adventure.
Love Never Ends
Many thanks to Gina and Tracy for an excellent program! Here's some highlights from the show and a widget for streaming the audio or downloading the podcast...
Maggie had her rear left leg amputated due to soft tissue sarcoma on October 20, 2009 and Gina is a licensed veternary techncian with 20 years of experience, working in the holistic vet field for the past nine.
Always consult a professional holistic veterinarian when considering homeopathic treatment for your dog.
Learn about holistic veterinarian Dr. Charles Loops
Maggie did not receive chemotherapy, and took belladonna to reduce fever after her amputation.
Gina discusses various homeopathic pain relief remedies for dogs.
Tracy shops for homeopathic supplements by searching Amazon here.
Thanks guys! That was fun! Both Gina and I enjoyed it!
I should point out that Maggie is also being treated by Dr. Charles Loops(recommended by Gina as he is a cancer specialist in homeopathics) and has been treated by him since December 2009. She takes 3 remedies that he chose for her case, rotating with them every day, taken 2X a day. With each refill, he increases the potency of her remedies.
Directly after amputation, Gina (I refer to her as Dr. Gina even though she isn't, she should be!) is the one that helped me get her through her acute issues with post surgical difficulties by prescribing homeopathics and a supplement to rid her of the ill effects of anesthesia, etc.
Tracy & Maggie
Good show today everybody- lots of good information.
And Tracy- thanks for speaking for Maggie. When I saw the original post that we would be hearing from Maggie and Gina I thought there would be Gina talking and a lot of barking in the background .
Karen and the pugapalooza
Too funny Karen! Actually, Maggie DID bark prior to going live on the radio and Jim and Rene heard her and asked if she could do that during the show...Gina said that could easily be done by Maggie! LOL!