Author Archives: hester

About hester

Pofi and I are located in Minneapolis, MN, along with my husband, and Pofi's sister dog and kitty siblings. I am a Project Manager in the finance industry.

When Pofi met Mia

I’ve covered Pofi’s origin story previously, but would be remiss if I did not share the story of how he came to be the best canine big brother our Mia could ever have hoped for. As discussed previously, he grew … Continue reading

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Just over 6 weeks post amputation – hopping around and up stairs

This one is sort of self explanatory – my husband took this the other night showing how well he gets around.  It was a beautiful night – really comfortable, and he decided to go to his favorite spot on the … Continue reading

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Back to the very beginning October and November ’04

I just want to document, briefly, the absolute start of things: how Pofi was found and came to be ours more than eleven years ago. Pofi was rescued by a dog.  True story.  In late October of 2004, our friend … Continue reading

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After the Piroxicam storm

I have been hoping to get to the beginning of our story and the start of Pofi’s Tripawd journey, but after our all clear lymph node cytology, we had a stormy night.  I gave Pofi his first dose of Piroxicam … Continue reading

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All smiles – cytology from lymph node is total NBD

We have our dancin’ shoes on, because U of MN Veterinary Oncology says there is nothing to be concerned about on any of the 3 slides of lymph node aspirate.  Nothing to see here folks, move along.  Just biggish lymph … Continue reading

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