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Piper

Our Journey

8 months post amp! Doing great!

Filed under: Uncategorized — scrappinmommy77 at 11:16 pm on Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support! We’re coming up on Piper’s 1 year ampuversary and he couldn’t be doing any better! He acts like he’s always had 3 legs   He loves to run in the yard, play with his frisbee and chase birds.  For a 3 legged dog, he sure can […]

3 weeks post amp!

Filed under: Uncategorized — scrappinmommy77 at 11:12 pm on Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!We’ve been M.I.A for a few weeks (crazy busy around here) but I wanted to give everyone an update on my little guy  He’s had his stitches out for about 3 weeks now, the incision is almost completely healed and the hair is growing back in. […]

A Week & 1/2- Post Amp!

Filed under: Uncategorized — scrappinmommy77 at 9:18 pm on Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Piper is doing amazingly well!  He still doesn’t have a huge appetite but will eat some if coaxed a little.  He also still gets tired easily and likes napping 🙂  He’s doing great with walking, balance, and yes…..RUNNING!!!!  😀 He was in a great mood this evening and wanted to play frisbee (he loves catching […]

At Home- Day 3

Filed under: Uncategorized — scrappinmommy77 at 12:53 am on Sunday, June 17, 2012

Piper is getting around well over all but today, he has been pretty down 🙁   He hasn’t moved a whole lot but I did coax him to eat something at dinner time.  He’s getting a break from his cone right now…we have my daughters Titans jersey on him to cover his incision and stitches […]

At Home- Day 2

Filed under: Uncategorized — scrappinmommy77 at 12:21 am on Saturday, June 16, 2012

Our first night at home was a huge success!  Piper slept all night in his giant cage and I never heard one peep out of him! (Hoping for an equally good night tonight!) Today was a big day for my little boy!  First day at home alone!   Only mishap we had during the day […]

Piper’s Home!!!!

Filed under: Uncategorized — scrappinmommy77 at 7:45 pm on Thursday, June 14, 2012

Piper’s been home about an hour now.  I don’t know who was happiest to see each other…us or him 🙂   He seems to be doing pretty well!  He has eaten some, drank some water and gone potty outside successfully!  He also seems to be navigating our wood floors pretty well too.  Now that the […]

TriPawd- Day 2

Filed under: Uncategorized — scrappinmommy77 at 8:21 pm on Tuesday, June 12, 2012

So today was Day 2 post surgery.  I called the Vet as soon as they opened this morning to check on my sweet boy.  The Vet Tech came back to the phone and said “Piper is standing up….wagging his tail at me” What an amazing dog I have!!  I’m already so proud of him!!! My […]

Piper’s a Tripawd!

Filed under: Uncategorized — scrappinmommy77 at 10:21 pm on Monday, June 11, 2012

Well our Piper is now a Tripawd.  The vet called us at 2:30 today and said he was still sleeping but the surgery went well and he was doing fine.  I called again at 4:30 to check on him and he was awake and still doing well 🙂 My daughter is missing him tonight.  It […]

Meet My Little Buddy Piper!

Filed under: Uncategorized — admin at 12:21 pm on Wednesday, March 7, 2012

My 2 year old Schnauzer, Piper, was diagnosed with Melanoma of the foot pad last week.  We were devastated to hear this news and uncertain what to do.  Ultimately we have decided to amputate his left rear leg so that he can have a better quality of life as long as he is with us. […]