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Postby Sarah » February 20th, 2006, 8:26 pm

10 days after the incident, Elmo had his sutures out today. Look at his leg!

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The vet did a fabulous job on the suturing! I expect a full recovery, and Elmo should look like he had surgery, rather than looking like he belongs to a dog fighter.

Tully is off getting spayed today. We miss her. :( She's getting spayed at the other vet, the one that did her AI. They keep the dogs overnight for a spay, which seems like overkill to me, but I do trust them, and they were considerably cheaper than this other clinic. She's doing well, too!

Now if the weather would just allow us to get the fence up... my neighbor said he'd have some time to work on it this week, if the weather allows. My neighbors also volunteered to pay the whole cost of the fence! Score! It's a combination thank you for allowing the gates to be moved back a little deeper on the lots (I don't care... it's that much less shared fenceline!), so he can back his boat in, and an apology for how bad my dogs got beat up. Not that this is their responsibility, of course! But, I'll let them pay for the fence anyway.
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Postby cheekymunkee » February 20th, 2006, 8:35 pm

Still looks a little swollen & tender but he is healing wonderfully for an old man!
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Postby CinderDee » February 20th, 2006, 9:17 pm

Great news all around, Sarah! :D
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Postby Romanwild » February 20th, 2006, 9:46 pm

Sounds like every thing is turning out o.k.! :D
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Postby mnp13 » February 20th, 2006, 10:54 pm

I'm glad things are looking up for your pups! I hope things continue to go this well!

(you have GREAT neighbors...)
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Postby Malli » February 20th, 2006, 11:28 pm

What'd I miss? What happened to your dogs?!

Its few and far between that can do what they have, I agree, what nice neighbors.

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Postby Purple » February 20th, 2006, 11:41 pm

Looks good compared to....welll how it was.....I'm glad all are on the road to a speedy and UNEVENTFUL recovery! :prescription:
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Postby panda » February 21st, 2006, 4:53 am

:shock: Wow, Elmo's leg looks great. You're right about the vet. I hope he is feeling better all the way around. :)
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Postby Sarah » February 21st, 2006, 3:31 pm

They are good neighbors. I've always been lucky in my neighbors.

Malli, there's a thread in this forum called "Elmo & Tully". You can read that to see what happened to my dogs.
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Postby Jenn » February 21st, 2006, 4:19 pm

:) Good to see he is healing nicely.
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Postby Malli » February 21st, 2006, 10:10 pm

Thats just awful, I saw the pics, working at an animal ER, I know it must have been terrifying, there must have been a lot of blood. :(

I'm glad they are both feeling better, and drains are no fun!

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