New mommy to a TriPawd

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Hello everyone! My name is Jenny and I volunteer to foster Great Pyrenees in my home. This past Monday, 11/16, I picked up our newest foster. She came into our rescue group from another state as an Owner Surrender. Who knows her true past and frankly, it might be too sad to hear. When she arrived at our vet her left rear foot was missing and oozing with sores. Not sure if she was born this way or an accident happened, but she appears to have been through a lot in her short life span. On Thursday, 11/12, they amputated her entire leg. She came through surgery with flying colors. Bella Grace has been doing well with her movements and balancing is getting better. With the pain management we are on currently, I feel confident that she will only get stronger. I would like to learn as much as I can to help her and assist her so she can have a full and fun life ahead. She is really underweight right now and I want to focus on beefing her up and getting her comfortable with three legs. Any and all suggestion are appreciated. I was asked today at work would I get her fit for a prosthetic. Is this something we should look into with her being a larger dog and the possible issues down the road with her front legs maintain most of the weight? So many questions and so much to learn. We are on day 3 with her in our home and we have fallen in love with her!


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