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Forum: Your Furry Friends —

Share pictures and stories of the four-legged friends who make your day-to-day lives better!

Posted on: Mar 9, 2016 02:38PM

cuddyclothes wrote:

When I saw the post cats, cats, cats, I simply had to create this one. I've had two dogs. My first was a miniature pinscher named Bucky. He'd been thrown out of a car (!) and ended up on a corner where I got off the bus. He was one year old, and eventually became my psychiatric service dog. The difference between that and a therapy dog was that Bucky had actual tasks to carry out. Such as pawing at my leg to bring me out of a dissociative state.


The second picture is an expression we used to call The Face. When he saw something he wanted. Food, toy, you name it.

Bucky died abruptly of congestive heart failure at nine. That was over five years ago, and I'm still heartbroken.

I got a puppy, another miniature pinscher, named Fletcher. He is an adorable bundle of energy, and neurotic as the day is long! EVERYTHING scares him! He's a rescue who spent his first four months in a cage by himself at a puppy mill. Five years later, Fletcher is a sweet, loving dog. But a real mess. He didn't even know how to be a dog. He still doesn't greet like a normal dog; he's happy to see me, but darts out of reach if I try to pet him. Other than that, he loves to cuddle. And he has a loud, shrill bark, as these dogs do.



Dx 6/30/2015, IDC: Papillary, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 7/21/2015 Lumpectomy; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 11/10/2015 Dx 6/5/2016, LCIS, Right, <1cm
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Nov 5, 2018 02:47PM jo6359 wrote:

This is my 9 year old Pierre. He was born at the Humane Society. He is my 60 lb. lapdog. He becomes very jealous when the cats and small dogs are sitting on my lap.

Dx 1/29/2018, DCIS, Right, Stage 0 Dx 1/29/2018, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/18 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (FISH) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 2/15/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Nov 5, 2018 04:17PM Micmel wrote:

Jo. That dog is plain beautiful! I love dogs !

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/9/2016 AC Surgery 6/20/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/19/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/6/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Nov 5, 2018 11:07PM - edited Nov 6, 2018 06:47AM by M0mmyof2

Jackson is really adjusting well to his tiny “sister" Grace. They both eat in the living room. This morning they looked right at each other in a break in the chow session and went right back to eating.

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Nov 6, 2018 05:05AM magiclight wrote:

This is from an article on seeing eye dogs training in NYC. I love this image.

Life is available only in the present...the here and the now. Thich Nhat Hanh Surgery 4/26/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right Dx 4/27/2015, IDC, Both breasts, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+, HER2+ (FISH)
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Nov 6, 2018 06:01AM Micmel wrote:

absolutely precious. Dogs. They are such loving things.

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/9/2016 AC Surgery 6/20/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/19/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/6/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Nov 7, 2018 11:34PM jo6359 wrote:

The time change has turned me into an insomniac. My 3 small dogs are sleeping peacefully on my bed. I rarely ever feel down but lately I have been more isolative. It's probably from the lack of sleep due to the time change. LOL Im slowly losing my evening light. I need light for my evening runs. The weather is cooler ( 84 degrees today) but should decrease into the 70s soon. With my cataract, I havent been able to drive at night for 6 weeks. Cataract surgery is scheduled for November 26th. I cannot wait. I'm through moaning and groaning. Physically, I feel great. I hope the rest of your adjusting to the time change better than I have. I've never been a morning person

Dx 1/29/2018, DCIS, Right, Stage 0 Dx 1/29/2018, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/18 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (FISH) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 2/15/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Nov 8, 2018 03:39PM PebblesV wrote:

Wow, this thread fills up fast, and with cute dog pics so that’s a GOOD thing! 🐶🐶

magiclight, jo6359 and others - thank you for the well wishes and the same to you. So far so good into my second week of radiation now. No side effects yet, I’m staying hopeful.

Spookiesmom - oh my, what a fur ball cutie spookie is! Happy 9th year!

Micmel - so sweet how your Deephgee looks after you.

Rah2464 - love your pic with your pup smiling just behind you!

And hello to Jackson and Pierre!

Jo6359 - sending well wishes for your cataract surgery.

To all - here is little Domino who is allowed to come with me to my radiation appointments as she’s been certified as a support dog. She brightens up the place for everyone! The staff let’s her watch me get set up then they walk her out of the room during radiation and back in after. Having this little one with me has been SOooo helpful. Dogs are good for our mental well being, aren’t they?


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Nov 8, 2018 03:59PM jo6359 wrote:

pebbles- a person would have to be made of stone not to love this dog. She must provide you with so much joy.

Dx 1/29/2018, DCIS, Right, Stage 0 Dx 1/29/2018, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/18 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (FISH) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 2/15/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Nov 8, 2018 04:08PM Micmel wrote:

Pebbles. What a precious sweet buddy to have. a service dog. That's a wonderful idea. I want one. Lol. Thanks for sharing. Deeohgee is quite the character. He howls a lot. And needs a job! Or he gets into mischief good night ladies ! ~M~

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/9/2016 AC Surgery 6/20/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/19/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/6/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Nov 8, 2018 04:24PM jo6359 wrote:

micmel- good night.

Dx 1/29/2018, DCIS, Right, Stage 0 Dx 1/29/2018, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/18 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (FISH) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 2/15/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Nov 8, 2018 06:10PM PebblesV wrote:

Hi micmel - you might be able to train and certify Deeohgee! I got Domino certified through https://www.certapet.com/ - she's emotional support. Had some tragic losses this past year, ironically before the breast cancer hit. Anyways let's just say if I seem to have good and positive spirit, little Domino helps quite a bit with that! She IS really well behaved so that helps too.

jo6359 - YES, and what's nice is she's also bringing some joy to others in the waiting room while we await the radiation. Some people think she's a therapy dog because she's essentially doing that too!

Good night ladies and fellow paw moms!

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Nov 8, 2018 11:47PM Rah2464 wrote:

PebblesV that Domino is way too adorable. I bet she does brighten everyone's day when you go for treatments. And yes our four footed babies are so very crucial in our journeys!

Dx 5/23/2018, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 6/27/2018 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy 7/27/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Nov 10, 2018 04:15AM Micmel wrote:

..........it was chilly last night. Our old man. Knew exactly what to do. Love dogs !

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/9/2016 AC Surgery 6/20/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/19/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/6/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Nov 10, 2018 05:07AM jo6359 wrote:

mcmel- that is so cute. You're right. Dogs are so smart.

Dx 1/29/2018, DCIS, Right, Stage 0 Dx 1/29/2018, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/18 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (FISH) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 2/15/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Nov 10, 2018 12:28PM Rah2464 wrote:

I can just hear the snoring SillyHeart

Dx 5/23/2018, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 6/27/2018 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy 7/27/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Nov 10, 2018 01:24PM Micmel wrote:

thanks ladies. He's a little love for sure.

And how did you know he was snoring. ?? Lol

Quite loudly and like a grown old man. Wait I guess that's what he really is. Lol. I just love them when they lay in their little beds. The floors get so drafty. I am one of those crazies that has to have a fan on turbo every night to sleep for the noise. So I know it gets chilly. I had to make sure my babies were taken care of. They are honestly like children right ? Lol keep warm.

~M~

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/9/2016 AC Surgery 6/20/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/19/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/6/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Nov 10, 2018 01:27PM Micmel wrote:

, ...........Here is my other guy on the other side of the bed. He has his own blanket as well that was under the bed. When he gets too hot he goes under the bed and sleeps. The beds are a great size. Wayfair is an amazingly addicting website lol just sayin.

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/9/2016 AC Surgery 6/20/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/19/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/6/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Nov 10, 2018 02:57PM jo6359 wrote:

mcmel-i love Wayfair. They have such wonderful high quality dog beds at Fantastic prices.

Dx 1/29/2018, DCIS, Right, Stage 0 Dx 1/29/2018, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/18 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (FISH) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 2/15/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 2/15/2018 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Nov 10, 2018 04:12PM Micmel wrote:

I agree completely not to mention anything else you could need. He seems to like it as well!

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/9/2016 AC Surgery 6/20/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/19/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/6/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy

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