Nell had a rough one...
Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources » The Tropical Fish Keeping Community » Off Topic Discussions » Other Pets » Nell had a rough one...

Nell had a rough one...

This is a discussion on Nell had a rough one... within the Other Pets forums, part of the Off Topic Discussions category; --> Well, Nell was spayed last week, and ended up in emergency this last Tuesday due to severe infection. It had started on the inside, ...

Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools vBmenu Seperating Image Search this Thread vBmenu Seperating Image
Nell had a rough one...
Old 09-12-2008, 09:51 AM   #1
 
Lonewolfblue's Avatar
 
Nell had a rough one...

Well, Nell was spayed last week, and ended up in emergency this last Tuesday due to severe infection. It had started on the inside, and I didn't notice til she started licking on Tuesday and it opened up and infection started spewing out of her stitches. It was really bad, and they had to keep her overnight, reopen the stitches, flush her out, and put her on antibiotics. She's home with me now, and has so much energy, lol. Supposed to keep her mellow for 7 days, which is hard to do. But all is much, much better now. I was real freaked when that all happened, lol.
Lonewolfblue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2008, 12:47 PM   #2
 
southafrica1001's Avatar
 
im sorry to here what happened, but at least everything turned out ok :). our female staffie had a problem some years ago when her uterus swelled up as we hadnt spayed her and left her very ill, however she went for an operation :(, hehe im always in that place as my staffie is forever injuring herself and my stray has had some injuries and likes to escape sometimes. good luck with her :D
southafrica1001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2008, 02:51 PM   #3
 
willow's Avatar
 
oh no poor Nell :(
i'm glad she's on the mend,and hope she gets back to full health.
willow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2008, 04:01 PM   #4
 
Amphitrite's Avatar
 
Oh.. you must have got such a fright! I'm glad to hear she's on the road to recovery now, and I hope she continues to improve.
Amphitrite is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2008, 10:49 PM   #5
 
Lonewolfblue's Avatar
 
Nelly says hi and thanks.... ;)

She is doing very well now. Hard to keep her from too much activity. One trick is beef ribs, lol. I give all 3 dogs some ribs, and they are chewing on them all night long, lol.
Lonewolfblue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2008, 10:48 PM   #6
 
Lonewolfblue's Avatar
 
Update.....

Nell is doing very well. She is so full of energy, and it's great to see. Took her to the vet tonight to get her stitches removed, and they said it all healed up very well, and that she has no more restrictions. I even asked them about jumping and water, and they said if I wanted to wait a few more days, it's up to me, but they said she's perfectly fine and can now get a bath if I want, and take her running. So that's good, but for my personal concience, I might wait a few more days for the high energy activities like frisbee, etc. And she's still pretty clean, so I don't need to bathe her just yet, so I'll wait a little on that as well. But anyways, the infection had really freaked me out, lol. It was pretty scary. But it also gives me some experience as well, now that I've gone through it all, I won't have to go blindly through the next time, if there is one.
Lonewolfblue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2008, 03:09 AM   #7
 
Amphitrite's Avatar
 
Fingers crossed there won't be a next time, and I'm glad to hear that Nell has made a full recovery :D
Amphitrite is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2008, 02:42 PM   #8
 
willow's Avatar
 
i'm really pleased,she is such a gorgeous dog,
willow is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Here's Nell...... Lonewolfblue Other Pets 31 06-29-2008 03:05 PM
The process used to get Betty and Nell together, for Admin.. Lonewolfblue Other Pets 6 05-28-2008 10:23 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:47 PM.