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Way To Go Wyatt

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Way To Go Wyatt

Another Awesome Ampuversary

July 8th, 2016 · 22 Comments · My Thoughts

Yo! I’m pawtying here in the Colorado mountains where a hot dawg like me can chill out and have fun on this very big occasion. It’s my SEVENTH ampuversary! There’s so much to do, like swimming and hiking.

German Shepherd, Tripawd, three-legged

Every German Shepherd Trpawd needs a job.

Oh and being in the Fourth of July parade too!

German Shepherd, Tripawd, three-legged

Dog Bless America!

My peeps work at the ranch all summer. When they’re gone, I patrol for skwirels and keep an eye on all these loose, unregulated Shelties that run around. That’s not the life for me, I’d rather watch from the comfort of my doghouse on wheels.

Three-legged, German Shepherd, amputee

Hoppy July Fourth Everypawdy!

On hot days (which is like 80 here!) they take me swimming in the ponds. Maybe today we’ll go, after all, it’s a special day!

German Shepherd, Tripawd, three-legged

Yes, three-legged dogs can swim!

And there you have it. Just like my pal Codie Rae, I’m a July Ampuversary Tripawd. I lost my leg when I was eight months old and said “So what?!”

Today, I’m seven and life is good. I’m a little mellower but rock solid and I love my job as Tripawds Spokesdawg. Who knew when I was chained up in those mean people’s yard that I would go on to worldwide fame? Yep, that’s meeeee. The one n only Wyatt Ray Dawg.

 

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I’ve Been Everywhere, Man (Again!)

May 27th, 2016 · 5 Comments · My Adventures

Hot weather is no place for a snow dawg like me. I spent the last couple of months in a hot, hot place  . . . they call it “Texas.” It was way too hot for me. Apparently it was hot for Mom and Dad too, they liked to sip many cold drinks while we were there.

German Shepherd, Wyatt, Tripawd

Come on Dad, gimme!

My people took the dog house to cool places and sure, I had some good times. Like when I patrolled the Rio Grande, again!

German Shepherd, Rio Grande, Texas, Tripawd

Who needs a wall when you’ve got Wyatt Ray Dawg?

And then I got to shred the half-pipe.

German Shepherd Skater Dog

Who needs a skateboard?

On the way north, we went to this pretty church. I said a prayer for Spirit Jerry and all my Tripawd pals.

German Shepherd, Wyatt, Tripawd, New Mexico, Chimayo

Can you hear me Jerry?

And now it’s time to head back to the Ranch, where I get to patrol alllll day long and not break a sweat (Ok, yeah I know dogs don’t sweat, but you humans know what I mean). I can’t wait! I hope you’ll join me.

Adios, Texas.

Tripawd German Shepherd Ruffwear boots

“Coolorado here I come!”

 

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Fight K9 Cancer With Me and Team Tripawds, Pretty Please

April 15th, 2016 · 2 Comments · My Thoughts

Check this out. Did you know that half of my dawg friends are gonna die of cancer some day? No. Joke. I ain’t kidding. When I was at the AAHA show with my people, Dr. Hardy from Colorado State told me all about it. I was so sad I just wanted to bury my head in the One Cure stuffie she gave me.

One Cure cancer dog

But no. I refuse. I will NOT give in to fear or evil cancer. I will STAND UP and fight it with every furry hair on my body. And that’s a LOT of fur, people.

german shepherd, canine cancer, tripawd, fights

Join Me, Join Team Tripawds for the April 24 Morris Walk!

Have you had it with cancer too? OK then. Next Saturday, April 24, Team Tripawds is gonna be at the Morris Animal Foundation Canine Cancer Walk in Los Gatos, California.

Team Tripawds fight canine cancer

But even if you can’t be there, you can still join us! A donation of any amount will put you on our team and we can all help Morris Animal Foundation keep doing their great work.

Cancer, look out. Team Tripawds is mad and we’re not gonna take it any more!

Please, walk with Team Tripawds on April 24!

 

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City Dawg, Country Dawg

February 13th, 2016 · 5 Comments · My Adventures

Been traveling from here to there and everywhere these days. Mom and Dad think they’re going to keep away from cold weather. I don’t know why, because I think it’s pawesome. Whatev.

So now, I’m in Texas.

I’m a little bit country.

Tripawd, Wyatt, German Shepherd, country dog

Oh how I love the country!

Last week I was in Tucson Arizona.

And I’m a little bit rock ‘n roll

Wyatt, German Shepherd, Tripawd

A Tripawd in the city.

I’m a little bit country, I’m a little bit rock ‘n roll

Now tell me Tripawds Nation, what are YOU?

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Wyatt’s Christmas Party

January 5th, 2016 · 3 Comments · My Pack

I wasn’t up for doin’ much of nothin’ after my Christmas morning workout.

Wyatt rests after obstacle course walk.

Wyatt rests after obstacle course walk.

After all that high-stepping and balance work on our obstacle course walk, I was too pooped to party!

Wyatt is not interested.

Not interested.

But after I rested, and pooped…I gots to thinkin’…Maybe they got me some more yummy treats! Like that big ol’ bone, I’m still workin’ on! So I dug in.

Wyatt opens Christmas present

Whatchya get me?

Yeah, I can open presents just as good as Jerry ever did.

Christmas Present for Wyatt

Hmmm…

What was it? It didn’t smell great, but I ripped it open quick anyway. After all there was another present waiting!

Wyatt Christmas Present

Treats?

The first one was a stylin’ new red rope leash from Found My Animal. I woulda preferred treats, but it’s pretty cool.

Wyatt Christmas Present

Hmmm…not treats.

The second was a folding canvas bowl that attaches to the leash. That’s cool, ‘cuz all Tripawds should stay hydrated on walks! But still, no more treats. Whatever. Opening presents is the fun part anyway. Unless they’re treats.

Bath time for Wyatt

Tricked again!

If only I had known the first time the people used the leash would be to take me for a bath! Sigh…

Found My Animal makes sturdy leashes, collars and other cool stuff for dogs, inspired by nautical rigging. And the company encourages animal rescue. I’m cool with that. And I look cool in my leash.

I think my ma got this stuff at the #BetterWithPets Summit she attended. Guess I’m cool with her re-gifting it to me, even if it wasn’t treats.

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