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Easy's Journey

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Easy's Journey

2 Weeks Post Surgery

August 4th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

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Well, Easy had a rough time, but is on the mend now.  Her wound opened and she had to return to the operating table and get restitched.  We really couldn’t figure out how it opened but it opened up several inches and looked horrible.  We were keeping  a cone on her but upon waking up after the first week it was open.

Then 3 days later, I noticed a couple stitches missing and a lot of fluid.  She had to go back to the vet to have drains put in and a few more stitches.

Two weeks post surgery and she is finally acting a lot more normal.  The only thing now is that I’m afraid she’s having a little bit of Phantom Pain.  I’m not sure though.  She will cry out randomly looking towards the incision site but it is usually when she is exerting herself .

We love our girl so much and hate to see her in pain, but feel we are starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel.

 


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Easy’s First Three Days

July 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

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I MUST say

this is not easy to watch.  My goal right now is to keep her as comfortable as possible so she’s not hurting and doesn’t get too excited and hurt herself.   All in all she’s doing pretty well. She is able to walk on her own to go potty but tires very easily.  She does not like for us to leave her side though and looks scared if she thinks we are .  I wish I could make her understand she’s going to be ok.  She is drinking and eating turkey when hand fed.

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Photo of Easy

July 21st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Thus is our girl Easy.  

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Easy’s Amputation

July 20th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

I have a 3 year old black lab that is very high energy.  We live on acreage and she loves to run and play  I’ve never seen a dog with as much energy as this one.  We were using a “chunker” to throw a tennis ball to her and our other two labs.  She was racing full speed to get to it first.  To make a long story short, she jumped high to fetch somehow tripping and landing in a very awkward position.  It resulted in a severely broken right foreleg.  After many xrays and 3 vets (including 2 orthopedic surgery) the best decision for her was amputation due to the severity of the break and only a 20% chance of any success with surgery.   So the big day came.  We were nervous and scared, but she is doing well.  She spent one night in the hospital and is now resting at home on her second day after surgery.

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July 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

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