We went into the vet like this … And, we left the vet like this … No more cone!!! Maddux is still not completely back to normal, but he is getting there. He’s a little skittish and seems a little nervous about things, but overall he has a two thumbs up from the… Continue reading Cone-of-Shame Free!
We are in the home stretch! Monday evening we have another vet appointment to check on Maddux’s stitches. If all goes well, he will get the stitches out Monday, and be back in obedience classes by Wednesday. But, I know my luck, and I’m going to bet that won’t be the case. Also giving me… Continue reading In the Home Stretch
Seven years with Toby, nothing. Seven months with Maddux, my first personal experience with the “cone of shame.” He wasn’t acting right last night and this morning, so I ran him to vet early this morning and while he was there he started fussing with the stitches. So, to play it safe, the vet decided… Continue reading The Cone Of Shame
Maddux is home! Believe it, or not, I think I am more nervous now than I was when he was at the vet’s office. He has pills to take twice a day, and has to eat 3-4 small meals of wet food a day for about 5 days. I think I bought out PetSmart today… Continue reading Puppy’s Stomach Surgery Aftercare
Have I ever mentioned how much I love my vet? For those of you who know me, know I am a very nervous person. Maddux’s surgery would have had me in a complete panic attack. But, I was not as bad as I feel like I normally would have been, and part of that is… Continue reading Visiting the Puppy After Surgery
Lets cut right to the important stuff. Maddux is out of surgery and he is doing well, according to the veterinarian. He had four pieces of the toy he ate over a month ago in his stomach, but his intestines were clear, which is a good thing. When I spoke to the vet this afternoon,… Continue reading A Stomach Full of Dog Toys