Saying Goodbye to a Best Friend - German Shepherd Dog Forums
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-22-2013, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 2
Saying Goodbye to a Best Friend

We have a 9-year-old German shepherd Sasha. We have had her from being a pup. Everyone loves her because she is so tall but is so soft and loveable. It all came to a head on my birthday the 26th September this year we new she was having problems breathing but just thought it was due to the hot weather we have been having, so we took her to the vets, who sent us for sashas heart to be checked came back no problems with her heart. so they then said they where testing for cancer, meanwhile they drained 3 and a half litres of fluid of her chest and we found out it was chyle so they tested the chyle and found no bacteria in it, so we then went back to the vets and they said that she had chylthorex and an operation would sort her out, we took her to Liverpool small animal hospital, that was on the 11th of October the surgeon said the next 24 hour where critical .we got a call from the hospital to say she was stable but in intensive care and we got up dates everyday we rang .its now the 20th of October and she is still in ITU she as had more tests more x rays and more ultra sounds but the fluid is still coming out of her chest and she as now been fitted with a feeding tube because she refuses to eat, they have also given her a protein transfusion as her protein as dropped so low, but that as failed. She as had most of her coat cut away for so many tests, all to no avail. We rang this morning because she as now been in ITU 2 weeks and the is no change fluid still coming out they said tomorrow they will give her steroids and see how it goes, my wife and myself have been to **** and back waiting for the bad news, so at the moment she is still very ill. so we have decided too let them try the steroids and if they don't work we will bring her home pay the bill about £5000.00,could be more and then we will have to decide whether or not to have her put too sleep at moment we are still prying we get a miracle .but on Sunday the hospital said we have administrated steroids,
And she will get better and go home, but at 23.00 they rang and said come she’s taken a turn for the worst, we travelled 80mile on motorway.
Got there they carried her in put her on the floor she was panting like mad, so I asked the vet what could he do he replied if she was my dog I would put her to sleep. we kissed her and said goodbye they injected her and she had gone about 5 seconds, good bye my best friend in the world RIP sasha xx
mil0426 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-23-2013, 07:32 AM
Elite Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 1,466
So very sorry for the loss of your precious girl.

Sasha

Kat
KatsMuse is offline  
post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-23-2013, 07:39 AM
Crowned Member
 
Shade's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 8,693
I'm very sorry for your loss RIP Sasha

Shanna

My Pack:

Jasmine - Female Miniature Poodle - born Aug 15, 2010
Loker Delgado Von Stalworth - Male GSD - born Jan 26, 2012
Koda & Zazu - 7 year old male cats
Alex - Male Cocker Spaniel (rescue) - RIP Cuddlebug 2007-2010
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Shade is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-23-2013, 09:58 AM
Crowned Member
 
SuperG's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Great White North
Posts: 4,490
The two of you were lucky to have each other and I'm glad you were there at the end. My sympathies of course.

SuperG
SuperG is offline  
post #5 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-23-2013, 10:03 AM
Crowned Member
 
Loneforce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 4,612
I am sorry for your loss of Sasha

"A House Is Not A Home Without A German Shepherd"
Loneforce is offline  
post #6 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-23-2013, 10:18 AM
Knighted Member
 
sit,stay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Idaho
Posts: 3,398
How very sad. I am sorry for your loss.
Sheilah
sit,stay is offline  
post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-23-2013, 10:52 AM
Knighted Member
 
Gretchen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: California's Central Coast
Posts: 3,325
Poor baby, you must feel so empty now. Rest in peace, Sasha you were a well loved friend.
Gretchen is offline  
post #8 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-23-2013, 11:06 AM
New Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 2
So sorry for your loss.

Sent from Petguide.com Free App
yoli is offline  
post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-23-2013, 11:26 AM
AXO
Member
 
AXO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 51
What a Heart Breaking Story! God Bless......
AXO is offline  
post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-23-2013, 06:32 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 264
Just So sad..I am so sorry for your loss. RIP sweet girl
My5dogs is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome