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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Tripawds.com and the content/products found within are provided for information only. The information available here is not a substitute for professional medical care by a qualified veterinarian. Always check with your veterinarian if you have any concerns about your pet’s condition or treatment. Should you have any questions related to the care of your pet, based on the information presented here or otherwise, seek the advice of a licensed veterinarian promptly. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you read or heard here.
No warranty whatsoever is made that any given dog’s life expectancy or quality will increase as a result of the information available here. There is absolutely no assurance made of any outcome whatsoever. It is understood that cancer of the dog is freqeuently incurable, that complications can arise from related treatments or amputation surgery for any reason, and the reader is reminded of this fact.
The Company, their associates, employees or affiliates, are not responsible or liable from the use (or misuse) of information contained in or implied by the information available on Tripawds.com.
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