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Goodbye Bruiser

January 6th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Last night we said goodbye to our sweet Bruiser. We were able to say goodbye to him in our home, with him comfortable on his favorite spot; the couch. It was devastating to say goodbye, but I was also relieved that his fight is now over. […]

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More Mets, Fluids, and a New Tumor

December 30th, 2011 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!I am so sad to say that after a visit to the vet yesterday, we learned that Bruiser has more lung mets, fluid in his lungs and now a tumor growing where his front leg used to be. He is also not acting like his usual […]

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The Dreaded Post

November 2nd, 2011 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Here goes, the one post I never wanted to write…. Bruiser’s most recent lung x-rays show a “suspected nodule”. It is really small; so small that 2 oncologists missed it when reviewing the film. It was not until a radiologist reviewed the film that he saw the little bastard. While the radiologist called it “suspect”, […]

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Bruiser on the News!

October 3rd, 2011 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Below is a link which will take you to 9News.com, a local news station here in Colorado. This past Friday, Bruiser and his pen pal were a featured story. I believe the tripawds community will enjoy the story. Thanks for watching! Delaney and Bruiser

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Bruiser’s Big Day!

September 20th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Today is a big day in our house; today is Bruiser’s one-year ampuversary!!!! I am happy to say that Bruiser is healthy and happy! For that, we are going to celebrate in a big way. Ways in which we will celebrate include lots of new toys (I have been stockpiling for this very occasion), lots […]

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BIG weekend!

August 20th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

Boy oh boy, does Bruiser have a big weekend ahead of him! For starters, tomorrow (8/20) marks Bruiser’s 11 month ampuversary! 11 months and still going strong. We are so thankful for his continued health and strength. Sunday is a huge day for our big guy. It is Bruiser’s 7th birthday! As if that is […]

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10 Months and Still Kicking Butt!

July 26th, 2011 · 9 Comments · Uncategorized

Bruiser recently celebrated his 10 month ampuversary, which happened to coincide with his recommended lung x-rays and CBC. We are happy to report that Bruiser’s lungs are clear and his blood work is normal! Bruiser is enjoying life on 3 legs. He has been busy fetching balls, playing in the water, and taking naps. He […]

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PRICELESS

April 30th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Diagnosis (x-rays, exams, meds, etc) = $1682 Total cost of amputation surgery = $3664 Approximate cost of chemotherapy (6 doses of Carboplatin) = $3644 Prescription Medicine to date = $237 Follow up office visits/chest x-rays = $729 Seeing Bruiser’s beautiful face every day = PRICELESS   The above numbers are the actual totals that we […]

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Clear Lungs!

March 31st, 2011 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Bruiser had an vet appt. recently and chest x-rays were taken. There has been no spread to the lungs and therefore, there is no evidence of cancer! We are so happy!

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Six Months!

March 21st, 2011 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Today is Bruiser’s six month ampuversary! We are proud to say he is doing very well. He is on a low dose, at home chemo regimen and is tolerating it beautifully. He continues to amaze us with how well he has adapted to life on three legs! Here’s to another six months! 

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