Tapanga & Bowser

August 12, 2012 @ 11:47 pm posted by AbbyS

Tapanga and Bowser came to Colorado Pug Rescue back in 2010 because their owner could no longer keep them. They have been a couple their whole lives and they are just the cutest pair. They always have to know where the other is and are so very loving toward each other. Tapanga likes to spoon Bowser and rest her back leg over his hip. Tapanga is now 14yrs young and Bowser is 13yrs young. Their forever family never came along and their health is starting to become an issue for them so their foster mommy has decided to become their forever foster mommy until it is their time to cross the Rainbow Bridge. Colorado Pug Rescue will continue to pay for their medical needs. They are both deaf but that doesn’t slow them down from wanting to go to the dog park and be the great pugs that they are. They love to snuggle with their foster mommy and her 5 pugs on the giant sectional. Tapanga gets very excited when the cat comes her way. She thinks he is just the coolest and smells wonderful. Bowser is a quiet guy except for when mom comes home from work. He barks with excitement and joy that she is home. They both just recently had their second teeth cleaning since coming to CPR and also had to have some tumors removed. Bowser had 2 removed and they were both benign. Tapanga had 11 removed and three of them were Mast Cell tumors so the doc has put her on a medicine that has been proven to help keep those nasty tumors from coming back. However it is pretty expensive and costs CPR $100 per month. They both suffer from old “Arthur” so they have to be carried up and down the stairs. CPR supplies them with Cosequin which is the best joint supplement on the market. This helps them be able to go to the dog park and enjoy life without pain. Bowser has it worse than Tapanga so he also takes a mild painkiller twice per day to ensure he is not suffering. They are very happy and well taken care of because of Colorado Pug Rescue, Animal Health Care Specialist, their foster mommy, and all the other volunteers that make it possible. CPR relies greatly on donations to be able to continue to care for pugs in need. Please make a donation in honor of Tapanga and Bowser. Thanks so much!!   The Oldsters

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