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Postby loudog » March 10th, 2011, 9:13 pm

Hi all,

My dog was diagnosed with sinonasal carcinoma cancer today, and I stumbled across this forum while doing some research. While my dog is far from a pit bull (he's a Boston Terrier/Chihuahua cross), his best friend is a pit, and a then-puppy I adopted a few years into college, that I eventually gave to my dad (long story, but I adopted her to save her from a potentially bad situation, and then broke my foot and was on crutches and couldn't take care of a dog and a puppy). So I'm very familiar (and love) the breed.

I'll be posting a thread about my dog's situation with his cancer, but thought I should introduce myself first.

I'm a 23-year-old college grad living in Washington state, near Portland, OR. Louie is my dog. He's a six-year-old Boston/Chihuahua mutt that was rescued from a puppy mill as a puppy. I adopted him from a woman wanting to start a pit bull rescue when he was 2, and I've had him ever since.

Below is my dog, Louie, and my dad's dog, Jersey:

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(Louie and his "brother," a kitten I adopted because I was a failed foster mom)

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(I wonder where I went to school...)

So it's nice to meet you all, I'm sorry it had to be on such bad terms, but I look forward to talking to you guys!
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » March 10th, 2011, 9:26 pm

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So sorry to hear about Louie - I know you'll find a lot of support and help from our members.

Welcome! :wave:
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Postby Jenn » March 10th, 2011, 10:52 pm

Welcome! Wish it was better circumstances but glad you're here. PRECIOUS photos! :)
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Postby ArtGypsy » March 10th, 2011, 11:49 pm

:wave2: :wave2: :wave2: :wave2: :wave2: :wave2: :wave2: :wave2: :wave2: :wave2:


SO GLAD You found Us!!

Welcome.................... :D :D :D :D
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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 ParisStreetPitCrew » March 10th, 2011, 11:53 pm

Welcome to the forum. What a little doll you have there! Thanks for sharing the photos.
I'm sad to hear of your unfortunate news today. I assure you, this is a very supportive community. Everyone here was so helpful to me when dealing with my girl's struggle with cancer.
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Postby iluvk9 » March 11th, 2011, 6:40 am

Welcome to PBT. :wave2: Louie is a darling little guy! My heart goes out to you...but you just made A LOT of new friends, and we are here for you.

I had a Black Lab named Louie.

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Postby TheRedQueen » March 11th, 2011, 9:12 am

What a cutie...glad you found us...despite the bad circumstances. You're among friends now...welcome!
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Postby TinaMartin » March 11th, 2011, 10:04 am

Welcome. Sorry you found us under sad circumstances. Lots of info and support here!
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Postby Pit♥bull » March 25th, 2011, 4:09 am

Lots of :goodthoughts: headed your way for Louie. :)
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Postby shady-angel » July 16th, 2011, 12:37 am

hello and welcome :wave2: sorry to hear about Louie, but LOL that cat is holding on for dear life! :D
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