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Archive for November, 2009

The Reason

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!I read this poem about rescue dogs today and it made me cry…   so I thought I would share.   The Reason To you, from all your rescue dogs… I would’ve died that day if not for you. I would’ve given up on life if not for your […]


Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!There is so little research on hemangiosarcoma.  What there is, is usually on hemangiosarcoma found in the spleen or the skin.  When we found out the tumor in Toto’s leg was hemangiosarcoma I researched like crazy.  I talked to our vet.  I talked to an oncologist.   […]

Then and Now

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

I was just looking through some pictures and I saw the pics of Toto right after his surgery.  It made me remember how scared and helpless I felt.  To anyone who is contemplating amputation for their dog…  I know it is a very difficult decision.  I know it is scary to think of your dog […]

Bucket List

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Since I found out that Toto was sick, there were a couple of things that I wanted for him.  First, I wanted him out of the horrible pain he was in and we realized that the only way to do this was through amputation.  Check.  Next, I wanted him to be himself again.  I wanted […]

Jake’s Journey

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

I have been MIA for a few weeks.  Then I checked in on the tripawds forums today and saw some bad news…  Jake passed away.  Jake’s Mom has been a wonderful support to me.  Jake had his surgery just before Toto so reading his stories helped me through the tough times (especially right after surgery).  […]