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Chester TriPaw

Chester had his front left leg amputated today, at Aurora Animal Clinic. Last Friday, he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, aka bone cancer. He had been getting increasingly lame for a couple of weeks, and at first we thought it was … Continue reading

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Magic Goes Tail-less

Sigh. Tuesday morning I heard a ruckus in the dog yard. I went out and saw that Magic, one of our older dogs who was the only dog in the upper yard who lived off of his chain, was in … Continue reading

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Rattle’s Foot two days after amputation.

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Rattles Lost His Toe

One of Rattle’s toes was amputated today. He seems happy, despite the fact that he may never be a sled dog again. It turns out that his toe was fractured. Meds for him are cephalexin and rimadyl. We need to … Continue reading

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