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Way To Go Wyatt

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.

german shepherd cancer fighting tripawd Wyatt

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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Wyatt Ray’s Christmas Workout

December 28th, 2015 · 5 Comments · My Adventures

Hey Tripawds Fans!

Anypawdy else out there feel like they ate a few too many cookies? Well here’s the fun workout I did Christmas morning to work off the big bone I got

tripawd workout with wyatt

I thought we were just going for our usual walk. But my people found a fitness course where we are staying, and started having me use all the obstacles for some fun training before opening up the rest of my presents.

tripawd workout with wyatt

I’ve been doing conditioning exercises like this for a while on my FitPAWS gear, so I make it look easy. But you can do it too! Just be sure to do some warm up exercises first, and work your way up to the more difficult stuff.

tripawd workout with wyatt

Hopping from one step to another builds confidence and leg strength. Going up and down the steps first was a good cardio workout too!

tripawd workout with wyatt

Balancing on my FitBone is one thing. These little posts were a challenge! But I showed them I could do it.

tripawd workout with wyatt

This type of balancing is great for developing proprioception and building core strength. Look ma, one paw!

tripawd workout with wyatt

Next they had me walk the balance beam. Sort of…I hopped up and along some benches first.

tripawd workout with wyatt

But then I scooted down these really narrow beams with both my front paws. That counts right?

All this stuff helps me keep fit and strong—because a healthy tripawd, is a happy tripawd!

More Fun Fitness For Tripawds

You can do exercises like this at home too! Just check out this DIY obstacle course Maggie’s mom shows you how to make. You’ll find many more exercises to keep Tripawds strong in the Featured Blogs, and the Tripwds e-book Loving Life On Three Legs.

Speaking of Maggie Moo, please consider consulting with a certified rehab tech before starting any serious exercise regimen. You can even get reimbursed for your first visit by the Tripawds Foundation!

Vet Rehab Reimbursement

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Hoppy Holidays to Tripawds Everywhere!

December 25th, 2015 · 2 Comments · My Pack

Feliz Navidog! 🙂

Sing along with me as I wish Hoppy Holidays to Tripawds Everywhere!

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