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Barney’s Vacation

February 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Well, Barney has had a lot of r&r here in Tampa. As Xander slows down, he is not so much in “kill” mode anymore, but most certainly in snuggle mode…. Dont get me wrong, Barney has had some fun here in Florida. He has been to […]

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Barney in Tampa!!

February 12th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Well, just a few days ago, Barney came to Tampa FL! Thanks JD’s Mom! When the box arrived, Xander and Baylee couldn’t get enough of all the smells!! It was so exciting, they both tried to help me open the box. As Barney was unveiled, both […]

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3 Week Ampuversary!!

August 17th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

We are at three weeks, and things are starting to look up…..finally!!!! Today Alexander had his post-chemo CBC check at the vet and they said it looked great! They said he looked great and was doing soooo well. When I told them he hadn’t pooped since last Wednesday, they gave him a rectal exam, then […]

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Chemo Day

August 11th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Well, here we are 15 days post amp. What an exhausting two weeks!!! For the most part, Alexander is doing well. He can get up and go when he wants, he seems to have built more strength. He still doesn’t want to eat much. I have actually been force feeding him the past few days […]

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Xander Modeling his Harness!!!

August 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

He looks SO proud

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Day 4

July 31st, 2010 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Well, what an exhausting time! Alexander is doing exceedingly well. He tires quickly, but he is always wanting to GO! It is so hard to keep him quiet. The meds are making him pant a lot which sometimes makes me nervous, but I know it is just the reaction they give. His incision is looking […]

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Day 1 Post Op

July 28th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

Alexander is doing really well. He has to stay one more night, but he ate for me today. He was VERY whiny, but I think it is a mix of excitement and pain meds. The good news is that he readily got up multiple time to keep greeting people. He was wobbly, but getting up! […]

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Surgery Day!!!!

July 27th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Well, today is THE day. We woke up, if we even slept at 6 am. We brought him to the vets for his surgery, I promised I would only give him pawsitve vibes. So we sat there talking with the tech, asking the 100 questions on my mind, telling her about his RAW diet, then […]

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Anxiety

July 25th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Well, the good news is that we visited a different vet who believes that Alexander will do well as a tripawd. He is of good weight, his joints are good, but most of all his drive for life is strong. The surgery is scheduled for Tuesday, they will take him in, do the surgery, keep […]

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Completely Frustrated!

July 21st, 2010 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

So we went to the orthopedic surgeon today to determine if Alexander would be a candidate for amputation. The doctor basically looked at him and said, “Dogs over 100 lbs do not do well with amputation in the front.” He also told us that if we anticipated what we were getting into and the work […]

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