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Old 05-06-2009, 07:28 PM   #1
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My friend, Alexandra, has a dog named Willie

He's a Welsh Corgi, and is crippled by an inoperable tumor, but is a very going kind of guy, so I did some looking around. Bought a used baby jogger from a thrift store for $5, and went to work on it. We now have Willie's wheels...final fitting tomorrow morning.


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Old 05-06-2009, 10:04 PM   #2
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How thoughtful and resourceful of you! I'm sure your friend and her dog will love you forever!
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Old 05-07-2009, 08:46 AM   #3
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YOU ROCK, GADZOOKS!
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Old 05-09-2009, 10:15 AM   #4
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God bless you for allowing Willie to be able to try and be 'normal' in this way! Too often these kind of dogs get tossed and I do mean tossed due to some kind of disability or age. My niece was up to 16 dogs that were old, had cancer, or blind. She has dogs that have only 3 legs. In my mind, I am not one who could do what she does. I say this knowing that I thought I could not give dog inject ions for more than 4 year w/diabetes. I know this dog appreciates and loves you more for the effort you make in his life. Dogs are a gift to me as I never experienced any kind of abuse from any of them as I have with people. (Sad comment) Once again, may God bless you for your acceptance and assistance to little Willie. I pray it works out and please let us know.
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Old 05-09-2009, 10:21 AM   #5
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I didn't even ask how much the bill was today. I have a "tab" running at the vet's office. He lets me pay on it monthly. I went this route when Michael lost his job. The vet doesn't even charge me any interest. At one time my bill was over $1200. This has been a tough year.

Aurora only has a slight heart murmur and I just have to watch the two growths she has by her anus. Cece has pigmentation on her eye. It's like having mudd on you windshield and looking through it. I have to continue her drops twice a day and come back in a month.

Ironic, I had just mentioned something about my niece
and received this email as I opened my mail. This is someone in my family who I sincerely respect for all she does for her dogs. this may be her type of 'relief' from all the hurts she has experienced.
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Old 05-12-2009, 11:26 AM   #6
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Willie had wheels for a day. Sadly Willie went into organ failure yesterday, and his owner, Alexandra, and her son Henry, had him put down. I was there, along with a couple of other close friends.
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{{{{{{{{{gadzooks}}}}}}}} I sure wasn't expecting to read what you posted. It was such a kind thing for you to do...make him mobile. I'm glad you were there for your friend and Willie is now running again!
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Old 05-12-2009, 07:27 PM   #8
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I am so very sorry. 'Willie' knew what was best for all. He may have not wanted to be more of burden to you. He is at peace and I am sure looking around to make sure you are all okay with it. He knew you were hoping for better day. I am so so sorry. Breaks my heart that this little one had to end. Hang on to each other another 'Willie' is waiting to be loved.

thank you very much for thinking of us.
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