Monthly Archives: September 2010

Maile

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!This is my mom’s dog, Maile. She lives in Kona on the big island of Hawaii. Maile and Indi have never met because it is not easy to get a dog … Continue reading

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Indi gets outa Dodge

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Last weekend we all got outa Dodge and went to stay at Megan and Adam’s house in Hood River. They were actually in Tahoe for Megan’s 30th brithday, but Callie was there. … Continue reading

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A gift from Lauren

Indi getting her red vest off, which officially marked two weeks post-amputation, was the perfect occasion to give her the smoked bone from Lauren. (Don’t read into the symbolism.) I thought she might have some trouble chomping on it with … Continue reading

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1 red vest and 100 staples

Today the red vest came off and the staples came out. Indi looks like her old self again. Well, mostly. Brad picked us up in the cargo van and we drove to Dr Simpson’s one last time.  When it was … Continue reading

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Great news from Dr Simpson

Yesterday Dr Simpson called. I stood by the kitchen sink and concentrated on breathing as she said hello and asked me how Indi was doing. I was prepared to hear the worst. See, along with the leg Dr Simpson also … Continue reading

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The front left leg.

Indi’s leg weighed 5 pounds. Our surgeon, Dr. Simpson, said it was the largest dog leg she has ever….well, you know (gulp!). On Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Indi went in for surgery weighing 95 pounds. She left the next day … Continue reading

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Indi’s roommate Sam

Sam’s head stuck in the lid of the bathroom trash can. Notice that his tail is blurry because it is wagging so hard. If you look up “Black Lab” in Wikipedia (or the encyclopedia if you are keeping it old … Continue reading

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Indi’s favorite captain

I don’t have a car. By choice. (You all know Portland is the #1 bike-friendly city in the country, right?) It does mean getting Indi to vet appointments takes some coordination. Luckily we have Brad. He is an excellent driver … Continue reading

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Who’s the Boss?

Callie is the Alpha to every single dog she meets– except one. When Callie sees Indi she tucks her tail, flattens her ears to her head, and literally crawls under Indi’s body to position Indi on top of her. Indi … Continue reading

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Pretty dog in a red vest

Here she is, four days after surgery. Thank goodness Indi looks great in red. She loves to lie in the grass. Don’t tell Dr Simpson. Indi is supposed to stay indoors, confined to one room for two weeks. But all … Continue reading

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