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Stewie is a 7 yr old, Bernese/Rottweiler/Retriever Cross. Adopted into his forever home in 2015, Stewie has 4 feline brothers and sister who adore him. He protects them from bear, coyotes and all the other beautiful wildlife in the Canadian mountains. He was Diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in July 2017. Joining the Tripawd Super Team two,days after diagnosis! He's a star! We will do everything in our power to give him the full happy life that he deserves, however long we are given. He went through 6 rounds of Carboplatin chemotherapy and is now living a Hoppy life a Tripawd Super Dawg!


In case some of you don’t know me, my name is Stewie. (aka Super Stu, or Stewart! Especially when my Mum is mad!) I am 7 years old and my Mum tells me that I’m a big boy! I have to step onto that big black table on the floor at the doctors office and […]

under: Living the life of a Tripawd, Post-Surgery

So here we are into Stewie’s fifth week and what a great week it’s been! The fact that it has been a pretty uneventful week is fantastic! Last Tuesday, Stewie went in for his blood work, to check on the level of his white blood cells. (the information is a little bit over my head…) […]

under: Living the life of a Tripawd, Post-Surgery

Paul & I are feeling really blessed as this week rolls around. Stewie is now 1 Month past his amputation! 👏👍❤️ At the beginning of this very difficult journey, before we even considered the amputation for Stewie, we were faced with only 4-6 weeks, before we had to put him to sleep, due to the […]

under: Recovery

Hello Tripawd fans, Stewie is now coming to the end of his third week into recovering from his left front leg amputation. It has been a roller coaster of highs and lows, but we have made it through the worst of it I believe… Stewie has been incredible! He has allowed us to totally turn […]

under: Post-Surgery, Recovery

Hi Tripawd friends, here is Stewie’s two week update. A slightly easier, but no less challenging of a week… Tuesday, July 18th, Day 8 at home… When I went downstairs to get Stewie up, he did not want to stand up at all. Eventually he came out, went pee and whimpered some more when laying […]

under: Post-Surgery, Recovery

Wednesday, July 12th Day 2 at home… Ruff night! Stewie was very restless for most of the night, especially between 12-4am. I had tried to take him for a pee at midnight, but all he did was take me around the house and back to bed. I gave him an additional additional T3 to settle […]

under: Post-Surgery, Recovery

Our Boy is Home!!! We are so relieved! He was laying out on the grass with Dr’s Laurie & Bill when we arrived at Nakusp Vets. Surprisingly he was laying on his amputated side. Dr. Laurie said if that’s what he wants to do, let him do it! He was very dopey, but he knew […]

under: Post-Surgery

Super Stu’s Surgery Day

Posted by: | July 27, 2017 | 3 Comments |

Monday, July 10th – Surgery Day! Today is the big day! Stewie had to be woken up at 6am to get his medication. Poor lad was looking at me like I was crazy. He never eats that early! It took rolling his pill pockets in cat food, in order to get the pills down him. […]

under: Surgery Day

You may have met our boy “Super Stu!” In his previous blogs. He is our beautiful Bernese/Rottweiler cross and he is now 7 1/2 years old. He joined our family in 2015, when he was 5 years old and we hoped to spend another 5 good years with this beautiful, smart & loyal companion. The […]

under: Pre-surgery

Stewie’s Life With The Allen Clan & The Discovery Of Osteosarcoma.   Hi, my name is Petra & I’m Stewie’s Mum. Stewie’s Dads name is Paul and he has feline brothers called Spike & Chester and a sister named Miss Lily. if you didn’t already check out Stewie’s previous blogs “Meet Stewie Prior To His […]

under: Pre-surgery

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