TRIPAWDS: Home to 14144 Members and 1265 Blogs.
HOME » NEWS » BLOGS » FORUMS » CHAT » FACEBOOK » TWITTER » RANDOM BLOG

Tripawds Supporter sites have no ads!

Chance

Another Amazing Tripawds Three Legged Dog Blog

Chance

This is Chance

June 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!

IMG_0791

This is Chance, our chocolate lab who adopted us on Valentine’s day in 2008.  The vet guessed that he was about a year old at the time.  In May, Chance woke us up whimpering and limping one evening.  We thought it was just an injury, but after several vet trips and tests, he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (OSA).  We had never heard of this and we went to the web to learn more.  Tripawds was a great resource for us, so we figured we would start a blog of Chance’s journey so that it might help someone in the future.

IMG_1641

After the biopsy and diagnosis, we went to see an oncologist who was very positive.  After that visit, we decided to go through with the amputation and chemotherapy.  The amputation is setup for July 1, 2014, with the chemo to start two weeks after.

IMG_1657

So for now, we are just trying to stay comfortable and get lots of rest.  More to come….


To remove ads from your site and others, upgrade to a Tripawds Supporter blog!

Tags:

4 Comments so far ↓

  • jerry

    Hi Chance & family, welcome to the club nopawdy wants to join. I’m so sorry you’re dealing with this but glad that you came here for help, and to help others in return. If you need anything at all, don’t hesitate. Hop on over to the Forums too, lots of great peeps are there and ready to assist OK?

    Keep us posted, we’ll be thinking of you both.

  • fourminipups

    Welcome Chance and family. Sorry to hear about the diagnosis, but know we are all here to support and help you through. Keepus updated and sending pawsitive thoughts your way.

    Take care-
    Luanne and Spirit Shooter

  • Laurie

    Chance and family. You will be amazed at how well you all will adapt. Jake’ my guy is 10 days s/p right hind amp. I am pleased to say that the first two days were “ruff”. But…every day gets better. Just give Chance a lot of love, but don’t coddle too much. I serve Jake lol- in the beginning it was ice cubes, water, biscuits and carrots- just to make sure he didn’t dehydrate, with the Benadryl and tramadol he was taking. Now he comes to me and has resumed his usual pattern. My thoughts are with you!

  • leland4

    Sending you well wishes for a safe surgery and speedy recovery. My Leland is 3 weeks and 3 days post hind leg amp. It’s amazing what our canine family members can do on 3 legs in such a short amount of time. It will be tiring the first few days because they are so dependent on us to help them. It will get better so don’t lose hope and question your decision. I downloaded the ebooks off the Tripawd site Three Legs and a Spare and Loving Life on Three Legs. They were extremely helpful and full of a lot of info regarding what Chance and you will experience with the amputation.

    Good Luck and keep us posted!!
    Sahana & Leland

Leave a Comment