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Archive for January, 2011

Jan 26 2011


Playing outside again

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From Linnea: I still can’t get anyone to throw this ball for me (they say I need to take it easy), but it is sure nice to be outside.

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Jan 25 2011


I’m a believer

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Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Before Linnea’s amputation I heard often about how much better she would feel without her painful leg. While I truly wanted to believe this, I still harbored some doubts. Well, my doubts have dispersed in the undeniable evidence before my eyes – my dog is feeling […]

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Jan 23 2011


First day home

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Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!This is Linnea on her first day home. She has her lovely blue cone and a t-shirt covering her incision. The t-shirt lasted less than one minute, and after she successfully removed the second t-shirt, I gave up. We are getting more accustomed to seeing her […]

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Jan 21 2011


Pre-amp Linnea

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Except for swimming, Linnea likes nothing better than chasing a tennis ball. This photo was taken a few days before her amputation, when she wasn’t allowed to run around anymore. But she was still hopeful someone would give the ball a toss. We are looking forward to more ball-playing days after her recovery.

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Jan 20 2011


Day after surgery

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We heard from the vet’s office that Linnea is recovering well and did a little walking around already. We hope to bring her home later today. I can’t wait to see her but am bracing myself for the sight of her amputation. In a way, I would like to fast forward a few weeks and […]

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Jan 20 2011


Surgery day

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Today Linnea is having her left rear leg amputated. It is hard to comprehend that what we thought was a cracked foot pad or strained muscle could end being something so devastating. Since the x-rays showed no sign of the osteosarcoma metastasizing in her chest or other leg, we opted for the amputation in the […]

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