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Archive for June, 2012

Jun 26 2012


Update ~ 6/25/2012

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Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Hunter enjoyed his first “Aqua Paws” session this past Saturday.  He exercised on the underwater treadmill for 6 minutes and did great.  We’re told he’ll be doubling that time at his next session.  This will make him stronger and help with his balance. Since we call […]

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Jun 20 2012


Update ~ 6/20/2012

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Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Just a short little note to say that Hunter had his blood work done today (7 days after his 1st chemo treatment) and….so far, so good!  His white blood cell count was not low so he doesn’t need any antibiotics at this time.  They are super […]

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Jun 14 2012


Update ~ 6/14/2012

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Quite a milestone day we had today! Hunter had his sutures removed and he had his 1st chemotherapy treatment. His chest xrays are still clear, thank God!  And his blood work was good enough for the treatment.  His ALT was slightly elevated but the oncologist thinks it’s probably due to being on Rimadyl (past 2 […]

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Jun 10 2012


Update ~ 6/10/2012

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Hunter’s oncologist called this Friday night.  She got the results from his amputation biopsy.  They confirmed intermediate grade osteosarcoma and found no evidence that it spread to his lymphnodes. She thinks he’ll do average or better than average with his chemotherapy! We are just thrilled with the news! Hunter is kind of listless right now […]

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Jun 07 2012


Update ~ 6/7/2012

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Well it is now 1 week after Hunter’s tripawd surgery.  He just started licking his incision site last night, so it’s off to the vet for the dreaded “cone of shame”!  I knew it had to be done.  The technicians said it would be bad if he took his sutures out.  And… as long as […]

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Jun 04 2012


Update ~ 6/4/2012

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Hi everyone, Hunter is doing really well; 4 days after surgery now.  He is a little spacy sometimes on all of the meds, he sleeps alot, and is still getting his balance figured out.  We wonder if he is tired due the healing process, or from boredom, or both.  He fell over pooping this morning […]

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Jun 01 2012


Welcome to Hunter’s Blog!

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Hunter is our 8 year old chocolate lab.  He’ll be 9 on July 27th, 2012.  We’ve had him in our lives since he was 8 weeks old.  He was and still is the best addition to our lives ever!  Gotta love the saying… “Dogs are the only relatives you can choose!”…. that’s so true, as […]

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