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Got Pet Prints?

February 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!I have a fabulous boss named Rachel. She is constantly thinking of me throughout her day and is forever coming up with ways to show her appreciation for me. She also knows how much I love and adore my precious Bruiser. She has been a great […]

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Boo Boo Day!

January 27th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!We have a lot of pet names for Bruiser. Big B, Doodle, Poopy, Bubba, etc. But the one that we seem to use most often is Boo Boo (Boo for short). So when thinking of an appropriate name for today (January 27th), we chose Boo Boo […]

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Four Month Ampuversary

January 15th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

On January 20th, Bruiser will be celebrating his 4 month ampuversary! And boy will we celebrate. While I say it all the time, I will say it again – we are so happy to have Bruiser in our lives. He brings such joy to our lives. He is silly and sassy and mischievous and sweet! […]

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Best Christmas Gift EVER!!!!

December 17th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

We got great news about our beloved baby. He was given his first (post-amputation) chest x-ray this week and the results showed no metastasis in his lungs! What a great thing to hear! Bruiser is doing great with the chemo. Since there is no metastasis, we will proceed with two more sessions (totallying 6 doses). […]

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Fourth Chemo Session…

December 14th, 2010 · 10 Comments · Uncategorized

Bruiser’s 4th chemotherapy session is quickly approaching. According to Bruiser’s vet, the “typical” Carboplatin treatment calls for four doses of the drug, but we will most likely have six doses as there is some evidence that six doses may be more effective than four. However, we cannot be certain this is the plan until after we […]

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Attitude of Gratitude

November 21st, 2010 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

As Thanksgiving approaches, I find myself thinking of all the many things in my life for which I am thankful. At the very top of my list this year (and for the past 6 year) is Bruiser. This year, however, there are new things to be thankful for in regards to Bruiser. Below is just […]

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What a Cool Program…

November 5th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Bruiser has been nominated to take part in a program here in Colorado called YAPS. YAPS stands for Youth and Pet Survivors and it’s essentially a pen-pal program that pairs kids with cancer and blood diseases with dogs with similar afflictions. I think it is such a cool program that I am sharing this article: […]

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Kicking Cancer’s Butt!!!

October 28th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

Today was Bruiser’s second chemo session. His blood work looks good and the administration of chemo was  smooth.  We are hoping he will have no side effects just like the last time he received chemo. While we were in the waiting room, we met another tripawd! Frosty was his name and his hind leg was […]

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Bruiser’s Photo Shoot

October 19th, 2010 · 11 Comments · Uncategorized

Here is a sneak peek from Bruiser’s recent photo shoot. I think the pictures turned out fantastic! For tripawds (and four legs) in Colorado, I enthusiastically recommend photographer, Natasha Japp (www.natashajapp.com). I think her work speaks for itself! Here is what Natasha had to say about Bruiser on her facebook page: I met with Bruiser […]

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Book for Tripawds!

October 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Bruiser’s Grandmother sent him an adorable children’s book in the mail today. The book is called Jack & Jill: The Miracle Dog With a Happy Tail to Tell by Jill Rappaport. Guess what? It’s about a tripawd!! Here is a summary:  This is the true story of an abandoned puppy that was rescued by NBC’s Today […]

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