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Topic: Dogs, dogs, dogs!

Forum: Your Furry Friends —

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

Posted on: Mar 10, 2016 11:38AM

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 7/22/2015 Lumpectomy; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 11/11/2015 Dx 6/5/2016, LCIS, Right, <1cm
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Mar 22, 2020 12:56AM magiclight wrote:

MC, the photo did not come through and would love to see the haircut.

Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right Dx IDC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1 Surgery
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Mar 22, 2020 01:23AM Spookiesmom wrote:

no pic either.

Reoccurrence 3-19. Dx IDC, Stage IIIA, Grade 3
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Mar 22, 2020 01:38AM MCBaker wrote:

I just got some advice from a breed-specific page, so hopefully I can get him trimmed around his eyes with special scissors.

Mary Dx 10/3/2018, DCIS, Right, 6cm+, Stage 0, Grade 3, ER-/PR- Surgery 11/15/2018 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Dx 11/16/2018, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/5 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (IHC) Targeted Therapy 12/18/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 12/19/2018 Taxol (paclitaxel) Surgery 6/27/2019 Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting, Saline implant
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Mar 22, 2020 03:11AM CeliaC wrote:

Looks like a cutie. Love those black curls!

Dx 12/2/2016, DCIS/IDC, Left, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 12/20/2016 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 2/20/2017 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy 4/4/2017 Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Mar 22, 2020 03:31AM MCBaker wrote:

I love him, even though he may not be a true Shorkie. I don't know how to elide Shi-Tzu/ Schnauser. May be impossible.

Mary Dx 10/3/2018, DCIS, Right, 6cm+, Stage 0, Grade 3, ER-/PR- Surgery 11/15/2018 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Dx 11/16/2018, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/5 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (IHC) Targeted Therapy 12/18/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 12/19/2018 Taxol (paclitaxel) Surgery 6/27/2019 Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting, Saline implant
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Mar 22, 2020 08:04AM M0mmyof2 wrote:

aww



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Mar 22, 2020 09:28AM MCBaker wrote:

He pulls his bed out of his kennel on a daily basis. It is his girlfriend, if you get my drift. He has been working on a rawhide bone for most of the day. He has persuaded me to walk 8,000 steps today.

Mary Dx 10/3/2018, DCIS, Right, 6cm+, Stage 0, Grade 3, ER-/PR- Surgery 11/15/2018 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Dx 11/16/2018, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/5 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (IHC) Targeted Therapy 12/18/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 12/19/2018 Taxol (paclitaxel) Surgery 6/27/2019 Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting, Saline implant
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Mar 22, 2020 07:35PM Rah2464 wrote:

He is handsome! Looks like you are doing a great job with the grooming!

Dx 5/23/2018, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 6/26/2018 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy 7/26/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Mar 23, 2020 02:45AM JACK5IE wrote:

Dx 7/2009, IDC, Left, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 4/11 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 12/2017, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, ER+/PR+, HER2- Radiation Therapy External: Bone Targeted Therapy Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Faslodex (fulvestrant) Surgery Lymph node removal; Mastectomy: Left Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Chemotherapy TAC Surgery Lumpectomy: Left
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Mar 23, 2020 03:14AM magiclight wrote:

MC; I too get in plenty of outdoor steps with my furry friend. Mostly seeing the same folks walking in my neighborhood, however, more kids are out and about - dusted off bikes and skate boards. My 6 foot leash keeps us at least that distance apart but am a bit nervous about having people pet him as I could pick up virus from his collar when I take it off. Anyone else concerned about that situation?

Surgery 4/27/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right Dx IDC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1 Surgery
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Mar 23, 2020 04:04AM Spookiesmom wrote:

Not concerned. We go to dog park every day. Either don’t let ppl near him, or leave collar on.

Reoccurrence 3-19. Dx IDC, Stage IIIA, Grade 3
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Mar 23, 2020 11:58AM MCBaker wrote:

I would rather tell them that I am not comfortable with that. It might be a superabundance of caution to others, but the anxiety of a possible exposure, however slim is something you can do without. Or just tell them to not touch the collar. My boy uses a harness because they tend to have trachea problems.

That aside, I went to the hospital last night with high blood pressure. Mostly an anxiety issue. But my anxiety was for the world, Italy, the economy, people in the middle of chemo with extremely fragile immune systems, my 93 year old aunt, my brother in California, whatever I could get myself worked up over. I saw a number of people with obvious respiratory problems.

Mary Dx 10/3/2018, DCIS, Right, 6cm+, Stage 0, Grade 3, ER-/PR- Surgery 11/15/2018 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Dx 11/16/2018, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/5 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ (IHC) Targeted Therapy 12/18/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 12/19/2018 Taxol (paclitaxel) Surgery 6/27/2019 Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting, Saline implant
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Mar 23, 2020 06:11PM Rah2464 wrote:

Jack5ie - What a sweet pic! Looks like you have a great cuddler there.

Dx 5/23/2018, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 6/26/2018 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy 7/26/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Mar 23, 2020 11:40PM - edited Mar 24, 2020 03:57AM by Micmel

Hi Rah! How are you doing ? Tag is still with us!! He's amazing. Trucking along. Back legs weakened more everyday.

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/10/2016 AC Surgery 6/21/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/20/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/7/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Mar 24, 2020 02:07AM JACK5IE wrote:

Rah2464...thank you and yes he certainly is!

Dx 7/2009, IDC, Left, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 4/11 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 12/2017, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, ER+/PR+, HER2- Radiation Therapy External: Bone Targeted Therapy Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Faslodex (fulvestrant) Surgery Lymph node removal; Mastectomy: Left Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Chemotherapy TAC Surgery Lumpectomy: Left
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Mar 24, 2020 09:54AM M0mmyof2 wrote:

Give Tag a kiss from me.

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Mar 24, 2020 09:56AM M0mmyof2 wrote:

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Mar 24, 2020 10:10AM Spookiesmom wrote:

poor Norman😎😎😎

Reoccurrence 3-19. Dx IDC, Stage IIIA, Grade 3
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Mar 24, 2020 10:28AM Micmel wrote:

Norman I wish you luck !

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/10/2016 AC Surgery 6/21/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/20/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/7/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Mar 25, 2020 08:31AM M0mmyof2 wrote:

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Mar 25, 2020 08:37AM Micmel wrote:

thank you mommy. Tag says thank you. He’s trying to keep up the legs.

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/10/2016 AC Surgery 6/21/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/20/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/7/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Mar 25, 2020 08:41AM - edited Mar 25, 2020 08:43AM by M0mmyof2

Good boy Tag.

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Mar 25, 2020 08:42AM Micmel wrote:

Hug

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/10/2016 AC Surgery 6/21/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/20/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/7/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Mar 25, 2020 08:43AM M0mmyof2 wrote:

Happy

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Mar 25, 2020 07:55PM Rah2464 wrote:

Mommyof2 I love that! We were lucky enough to adopt an elderly husky and he lived with us for two years. He still lives in my heart. I would love to have that whole roomful !

Dx 5/23/2018, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 6/26/2018 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy 7/26/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Mar 25, 2020 07:58PM Rah2464 wrote:

Micmel I am sorry I thought I answered you yesterday but must not have hit the post button duh! I am doing well trust you are also! So wonderful to hear that Tag is hanging in! I think of you and him. He is lucky to have you for his mommy!

Dx 5/23/2018, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 6/26/2018 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy 7/26/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Mar 26, 2020 01:45AM M0mmyof2 wrote:

It’s times like this right now that I miss my Jackson.

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Mar 26, 2020 03:05AM Micmel wrote:

Sad I’m so sorry

Dx 1/22/2016, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 13/35 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 2/10/2016 AC Surgery 6/21/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/20/2016 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Targeted Therapy 11/7/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery Chemotherapy Chemotherapy
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Mar 26, 2020 08:25AM M0mmyof2 wrote:

Yeah. Either the shelters are closed or doing adoptions by appointment only. All are pretty much in thr areas that have high cases of this virus.

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Mar 27, 2020 12:43AM M0mmyof2 wrote:

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