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Old 03-10-2014, 09:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
Shade
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Absolutely, but I also remind myself it's temporary pain. I took a few days off work for both animals and they were spoilt absolute rotten with 24/7 attention and care. They had a ton of treats, stuffed kongs, frozen raw bones, and beef tendons to keep them busy. After the first day Delgado was back to his old self and I had to regulate his activity constantly, that was my sign that he was feeling fine I still gave him his pain medication on time each day as the vet perscribed and he had no major complications

At the end of the three week period when I took him to my parents for a play date with their dog he absolutely exploded with energy and happiness. We were all laughing at his antics, he was so happy to be allowed to run again

I hope everything goes well with Gabe and he heals quickly
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My Pack:

Jasmine - Female Miniature Poodle - born Aug 15, 2010
Loker Delgado Von Stalworth - Male GSD - born Jan 26, 2012
Koda & Zazu - 5 year old male cats
Alex - Male Cocker Spaniel (rescue) - RIP Cuddlebug 2007-2010
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