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Postby Woorley » March 21st, 2010, 5:09 pm

Good afternoon everyone and thanks for another great pit bulls forum. There are not enough in the cyber world.
Anywho....I'm Woorley (me) and Layla (her) from Chicago. Layla is a 6 year old pit/? mix shelter dog waiting for her TPLO surgery date next week. I belong to "another" pit forum and was recommended to this lovely place from a few gals I know from yet another forum.
(Hi Cheeky and Kato)
Thanks and nice to meet everyone.
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Postby airwalk » March 21st, 2010, 5:10 pm

Hey...so you've met Cheeky and you still came...okay you must be tough :) . Everyone loves Dee so I know why you would listen to her....

Hey glad to meet you. While there may be others...this is the best.
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Postby iluvk9 » March 21st, 2010, 5:51 pm

Welcome to the forum. :)

Good luck with the surgery. A lot of dogs here who went though it, so if you search the topic, you can get more information, if you need it.
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Postby Jenn » March 21st, 2010, 9:21 pm

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Postby amazincc » March 21st, 2010, 9:24 pm

Welcome to PBT! :)

I LOVE your avatar pic... lol
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Postby madremissy » March 21st, 2010, 9:25 pm

Welcome to PBT :wave2:
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Postby TheRedQueen » March 21st, 2010, 9:26 pm

Welcome! Good luck with the surgery!
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Postby airwalk » March 21st, 2010, 10:06 pm

My hound mix pup just had a surgery ..I feel your pain. Good luck
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Postby CinderDee » March 21st, 2010, 11:55 pm

Welcome Kim & Layla! :wave2:
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Postby ArtGypsy » March 22nd, 2010, 7:31 am

:D :D :D :D

It's GREAT to Have You !!!!!!
Welcome, Welcome! :wave2: :wave2: :wave2:
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Anger that things are the way they are.
Courage to make them the way they ought to be.”----Augustine
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » March 22nd, 2010, 7:50 am

Welcome! :wave:
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Postby Woorley » March 22nd, 2010, 8:02 am

Thank you everyone for the warm welcome and thanks for the full access. Was wondering why I couldn't access the search feature. : )

This is our first big issue health wise. We've had allergy and food issues for years so I don't sweat the small stuff. My biggest stress about the surgery is the after care. Thank the heavens for vacation time.

Anyone know of a good link here or otherwise that talks about how to handle the days after?
I found this one which I can totally relate to about the anxiety but would love others to calm my nerves.

http://www.woodhavenlabs.com/darbydiary.html
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Postby PetieMarie22 » March 22nd, 2010, 8:54 am

Hi Woorley! Welcome!
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Sasha Marie - Bombay Mix = DIVA
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Postby Banks » March 28th, 2010, 11:35 pm

Hello Chi-town,

I saw your post about your pooches TPLO surgery, if you don't mind me asking but, where are you getting this done? Recently, my boyfriend and I took our dog to banfield (bloomingdale) because he has been limping on his R hind leg. After examining his leg they said he'll probably need TPLO, and recommended Veterinary Specialty Center in Buffalo Grove. But it's going to cost around $3,000!!! How much are you spending? And good luck with your dogs surgery.
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Postby cheekymunkee » April 3rd, 2010, 5:07 pm

Hi Kim!!! I am sorry I am late but So glad you made it! Welcome & make your self at home.

p.s. don't eat the cookies, Joyce made them :shock:
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Postby iluvk9 » April 4th, 2010, 8:52 am

cheekymunkee wrote:p.s. don't eat the cookies, Joyce made them :shock:


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