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About indi

Raina is Indi’s mom. She is 30 and lives in Portland, Oregon. Raina was 22 when she got Indi and her heart broke when Indi was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Today Indi and Raina are living life one day at time. Things sure look brighter with a supportive Tripawd community.

Thoughts on Grief

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support! Brad and I spent the weekend house sitting for a friend the day after Indi died. It was great to get out of the house, take a jacuzzi bath, watch … Continue reading

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For those of us who know.

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!The dogs who’ve shared our lives. In subtle ways they let us know their spirit still survives. Old habits still make us think we hear a barking at the door. Or … Continue reading

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Indi over the Rainbow

Dear friends, On December 17, just before noon, Indi left us for the other side. My heart is broken. Indi was my first dog, my first love. In her final days Indi made it clear to me that she was … Continue reading

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What we know: Shit just happens.

After a long day of vets and lifting Indi in and out of cars, we know what is going on. There is good news and bad news. First the good news: It is not cancer. Four months post-diagnosis Indi has … Continue reading

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What if this is it?

Something happened to Indi this weekend. She can’t walk on her back leg. We saw Dr Simpson on Friday and learned Indi has a small tear in her ACL on her rear left leg. All my stress about Indi, her … Continue reading

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The Xena 2000

Last week Indi’s new trailer– The Xena 2000– arrived in the mail. It was given to us by Spirit Xena’s pawrents who live all the way in New York. It is such a special, huge, amazing gift for us and … Continue reading

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Indi, Lincoln, and Wyatt

Two weeks ago was the Portland Tripawd Pawty, which I call the Tripawd Date, because it was small and intimate with three Tripawd families. Lincoln and his mom and aunt came down from Washington, and Wyatt and his pawrents were … Continue reading

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Camp Cally

It has been too long since I’ve written! As Charon and Gayle would say, Geesh! So much has happened. In late October Brad and I took off for the East Coast for a week and Indi got to stay at … Continue reading

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Indi’s friend Burley

Meet Berkeley and Burley, our dear friends who are both named after cities. Berkeley (that’s the lady in the cowgirl hat) found Burley (the little black dog) at a gas station in Burley, Idaho.  Berkeley and her husband Jamie were … Continue reading

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