Sunday, July 18, 2010
Next Friday the surgeon will do a last effort surgery to repair the leg...the damage was so bad in the first place and his leg is so small and now three pins are pulled out and he has a fracture that runs lacteral down the leg....they will try to wire the plate in place, he will have to be down immoblized ...right!!! They don't know this dog! He understood that some dogs just can not be kept down and stated that smaller breeds are the worst. If this does not work they will do one surgery to remove all metal work and let it heal as it will and we will get a custom made doggie wheelchair. He is too lively to be put down. Removing that leg is not a option and the other one will never be able to hold him even with the wrist fused. If he wasn't so loving and happy maybe putting him down would be a option but it is not. Again, Thank you for the support. Michelle
Thursday, July 15, 2010
After one week of us knowing that pepper has been down, not feeling well, after the splint change...I called the vet and told the what was up. They told me to bring him in. I told them he has been down, does not use the left leg, hardly eats, and will just stay in one spot if you are there all day. They checked him out...temp. - okay, no smells, splints - okay...lets x-ray, bad news...plate and half of the pins are pulled out and vet does not think surgeon can repair. A call is been made and we are waiting to hear. We will take precautions like he will have surgery in am but we will not know one way or another until the morning. If it can not be repaired, it can not be removed due to the other leg can not hold him due to its injuries. He will have to be put down....this has been a hard hit. After all our family was attacked....and now after all we have done we might lose him.
Thank you for all your support, Michelle
Thank you for all your support, Michelle
Sunday, July 11, 2010
Thank you for all the support, it has been great during this hectic time! One thing is it is hard to keep this dog down...he broke a splint and had to go back to vet and be sedated and re-splinted. He has been on additional meds to keep his pain level down for his is really in pain on the left side, the one he broke the splint on. Of coarse I got a lecture on how we have to keep him down and I told them it is hard he will not stay down nor in a cage. In the kennel he goes crazy, but there in the kennel they said he is sweet and quiet....then a tech came up to the front and said ...OH! you are here that may be why he is crazied...he is hitting his splints on the walls and his head and shoulders whinning and howeling..no one said anything else to me! They now saw it, he wants to be right in the middle of the family at all times! He drooled for nearly 24 hours after the sedation I think it did not wear off so fast. His eyes were wide and he just laid and we had to hold him up to potty...12 more weeks of this!!!!! Lord help me!
Monday, July 5, 2010
This accident or act of violence on our dog/family member ahd just really effected all...I have screwed up where it cost me money...I had some sales and was giving a costumer her discount and them shipped the items later I noticed I refunded the full amount! That is was I get for being tired and over worked and doing business, well, I explained to the person and they said they understood with all I had going on and would pay and NOTHING...this is not a time for us to be able to soak this up. What have I done to get this karma. I have a husband working 60 out of 72 hours to get us out of dept and we are all effected...my kids are disappointed no holidays this summer or even a trip to the local movie theater but we are thankful to have Pepper. It would be nice if we could have the people who did this, I feel tired and bad about the whole situation but then I go off and do something that dumb and I am lucky enough to get a dishonest person. I am thankful for a the family and friends that have been here for support and a few kind words. When I have felt like giving up you guys have been here...Thank you.