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Thread: Please HELP We are DESPERATE, Wound will NOT Heal on Puppy *PICTURES* Reply to Thread
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Today 08:46 PM
Castlemaid
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Originally Posted by JakodaCD OA View Post
katielz is right, Oliver's mom if you want to help take it to pm's. WHile we all can appreciate the cost of medical care and understand it comes from the heart, it's not allowed, I'm sure your post will be removed by a moderator of this forum.
I've removed a number of posts that where going against the no solicitaion/fundraising on the board rule. As mentioned, if you wish to help, you will need to do so privately.

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Solicitation of donations of money for any reason is not permitted on this board under any circumstances . Posting links to other sites for soliciting and directing people to won't be allowed. This NO SOLICITING rule will be strictly enforced.
Thank you, and good luck with your pup!
Today 07:33 PM
JakodaCD OA katielz is right, Oliver's mom if you want to help take it to pm's. WHile we all can appreciate the cost of medical care and understand it comes from the heart, it's not allowed, I'm sure your post will be removed by a moderator of this forum.
Today 01:13 PM
woogyboogy
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Originally Posted by katieliz View Post
i'm glad too!!! what an ordeal, whew. and i don't imagine you're totally comfortable yet. so glad tho...that so far, so good. take care!
Yeah definitely not even close to comfortable yet. But thank you for the support!

We have our Ultrasound appointment on Thursday. The office is about an hour away, and its what they specialize in. Also, the Vet performing the Ultrasound has seen internal Pythium before, and knows exactly what to look for. We are praying that there are absolutely NO signs of Pythium internally.
Yesterday 09:34 PM
katieliz i'm glad too!!! what an ordeal, whew. and i don't imagine you're totally comfortable yet. so glad tho...that so far, so good. take care!
Yesterday 08:14 PM
woogyboogy
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Glad to hear that Loki is doing well.....
Thank you Lisa!
Yesterday 06:17 PM
LisaT Glad to hear that Loki is doing well.....
Yesterday 11:43 AM
woogyboogy
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Originally Posted by MiraC View Post
After reading all the posts and seeing the diagnosis , I live in Kentucky and I have a pond my horses and Dog like to go in!
I'm now terrified about this! Had your pup been swimming in a warm body of water before this all happened?? Our pond freezes in the winter so hopefully that keeps this at bay! Very scary.


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Yeah I would definitely be cautious, cases have been recorded in Kentucky. But yeah, he had been in a pond that was stagnant water at around the time all of this arose. We are 99.9% positive that is how he came into contact with this infection.
Yesterday 11:41 AM
woogyboogy
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Originally Posted by ugavet2012 View Post
Lol, performing an ultrasound is not straight forward at all and not all vets can do it by an stretch. It has taken me time in and out of school over a 2 year stretch to learn how to do one and there are still structures I can't find. The images are even harder to interpret but part of interpreting is having good & correct images to look at--meaning you can't just pick up a probe your first (or 2nd or 3rd...) time and play around and get meaningful images.

OP I'm glad you got your answers and found a good vet. I think Loki will make it through ok
Thank you for all of your help, and support. I appreciate your professionalism.
07-26-2014 06:30 PM
MiraC After reading all the posts and seeing the diagnosis , I live in Kentucky and I have a pond my horses and Dog like to go in!
I'm now terrified about this! Had your pup been swimming in a warm body of water before this all happened?? Our pond freezes in the winter so hopefully that keeps this at bay! Very scary.


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07-26-2014 05:24 PM
ugavet2012
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This. I was going to respond to your original post about the ultrasound but LisaT hit the nail on the head. Performing an ultrasound is relatively straightforward and any vet can do it, but reading and interpreting an ultrasound is a completely different ballgame. Unless something is blatantly wrong (e.g. huge tumor, internal bleed, etc.) changes in tissue can be subtle or difficult to correctly identify without a good deal of experience, either by a specialist, or, even better, a radiologist.

My dog was very ill last year and in our search for a diagnosis we took him to a clinic in Canada to have an ultrasound. The vet their told me straight up that she was happy to perform one, but was not confident in her ability to interpret the resultant images. I think it's great that you're seeing a specialist. If we lived in the lower 48 we most definitely would have paid the extra cash to see a radiologist instead!
Lol, performing an ultrasound is not straight forward at all and not all vets can do it by an stretch. It has taken me time in and out of school over a 2 year stretch to learn how to do one and there are still structures I can't find. The images are even harder to interpret but part of interpreting is having good & correct images to look at--meaning you can't just pick up a probe your first (or 2nd or 3rd...) time and play around and get meaningful images.

OP I'm glad you got your answers and found a good vet. I think Loki will make it through ok
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