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Romeo the Tripawd Pug

The new life of becoming a Tripaw, Due to cancer.

Romeo the Tripawd Pug

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July 8th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Ok, I am now 3 weeks and 2 days post surgery. I am SOOOO over it. I decided, without Mom or Dad’s permission that I can jump off the couch. I think it upset them cuz now I’m being trained on a ramp. Hmm. It might feel better but I do miss my jumping.

Mom gave me another bath AND trimmed my toenails (so much easier just getting 3 paws done), doctored my incision (which I have a wickedly cool scar, looks like I opened up a can of serious Pug whoop on someone), and then blowed dry my belly with warm air. I am so chilled but wanted to update all my Pawsome peeps.

Mom does have a couple questions she wanted me to throw out there. If anyone can help, much thanks.
? 1: Has anyone experienced separation anxiety in thier pet at this stage. I’m not sure what the problem is, I just love her so much.

? 2: Has anyone else noticed thier Pawsome buddy looking to the non-amputated leg? (In the scenario of a front left removal, looking to the right). Mom is thinking its a balance thing, any opinions?

Ok, more on me. I am hiking my leg more and more but still squat if I have to go a lot. Totally enjoying my evening golf cart rides to see all my friends. I run and play, but still not for very long, I get so hot that I have to take a break….a lot! Last, but not least, I can FINALLY sleep on my left side now. I was beginning to get worried cuz thats the side my Mom sleep on andI have GOT to be able to snuggle up with her, she gets cold without her Bubby next to her.

Mom, Dad and Dr. Wood says I’m ahead of schedule on my recovery. So glad to hear this cuz Mom says I’m gonna get some new “wheels” once I’m all healed up.

I hope everyone had a great 4th of July, I watched Dad play Papa with my little Human peeps and shoot fireworks. They were great and no, I’m not afraid cuz Mom won’t let him buy any that “Boom”. I think she might be afraid of loud noises.

Will hollar again soon,
Stay cool in this heat,
Romeo the Pug

Chillin after my bath

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BIG Day!

June 30th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

STAPLE REMOVAL DAY! I’m resting up so I can run around and be SUPER PUG!!!!!

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Update 11 days post op

June 27th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Hi everyone,

Mom wanted me to update you on whats been happening to me since we see so many of my peeps going through the same thing i did.
Its day 11, post op and I “officially” pee’d on a fence while hiking my right leg. Ok, i did lean a tiny bit on the fence but not much. Mom was so happy i thought she was gonna tinkle herself.

I had to go back to the Dr. Yesterday cuz i started developing sores. Doc said my skin has allergies and I just needed a bath. Ugh. But, i did feel so much better. Staples come out Friday, Yeah! I also have lost some weight, which is really hard for us pugs.

I have also ran a couple times. Sometimes my legs go so fast, it scares me and i stumble but i haven’t done a true face plant since day 2. Ya outta see Mom snd Dad running after me, funny, really funny.

If you’re reading this, you need to know the following:
1. You will be normal again but give it time.
2. Mom and Dad, i’ll be ok cuz I have you. Together we are strong.
3. One day at a time

Thats it. Simple huh.

Hang in there my friends, will talk soon.
Romeo the Pug

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Wow, Already been a Week…

June 22nd, 2017 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

7 days post Surgery-Wish my Mom would stop taking pics!

IIt’s already been a week since my surgery. It has been tougher than I thought. Romeo isa great patient but now, his desire to be normal Iis causing him some delays in healing due toswelling. Nobody got any sleep the first 2 nights but then I got a good one.
My mom is obsessed with journaling this adventure. I never have liked pics of my bad side, yep, the left. But, it keeps her happy so I do it. Hope my next seven continue to get better. I am sodone with swelling, I just want to lay down on my left side. See ya later peeps!

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The Beginning …

June 16th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Today I am having my front left leg amputated because of an aggressive cancer called Hemangiopericytoma. I am scared but my Mom and Dad say I will be okay.  They call me SuperPug so today, I will try to be super strong.  I will have to go on a diet which is hard for me but Mom said “We are ALL going on the same diet”. She will help me for sure. I like my doctors and nurses.  Nurse Jeanna is my BFF, she is so nice.  I gotta go for now, headed to surgery.  If anyone reads this and can give ANY advice to Mom and Dad, please do.  I think they are scared too but are being SuperParents when around me.  Thanks for reading, see you soon (in pictures). God Bless each of you, my new Puggy friends!

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