Kinzyl got STUNG

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Postby airwalk » July 27th, 2009, 4:10 pm

I'm glad she's doing okay. Scooter is extremely allergic to bee stings. Last spring he was stung once and I ended up with a flying trip to the vet because his breathing became very labored.

Poor baby girl...nasty old bees.
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Postby amazincc » July 27th, 2009, 4:14 pm

How is she today??? Still in lots of pain? I've been thinking of you guys. :hug3:
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » July 27th, 2009, 4:19 pm

How's her leg?
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Postby madremissy » July 27th, 2009, 4:26 pm

I took Kinzyl into the vet this morning and she is on a very low dose of prednisone. 1 for 3 days and then 1 every other day. She will be on them a total of 5 days. I did ask about the prednisone and mention her just having her vaccines. I didn't want to compremise her immune system. He also gave her Tramedol. I gave her 1 today but will see if she even needs one tomorrow.

Yesterday she was at the point of not being able to get up without assistance. She was still very lumpy.
Finally got to talk to our vet and they said to give her another round of the benadryl and bring her in this morning.

She has bruising around her back legs where she got tangled in her lead trying to get free. He said that nothing was broken or torn.

She is going to be fine, just a little more rest on the couch will fix her right up. :dance:

Thank you for all the well wishes.
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Postby cheekymunkee » July 27th, 2009, 4:42 pm

Oh poor baby. :( I am SO glad she is ok. Bee stings killed my nephews dog a few years ago. A swarm got into her kennel & bit her badly. She must have had an allergy because her throat swelled as did her neck and her collar choked her. it was awful.

I am glad she is feeling better
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Postby katiek0417 » July 27th, 2009, 4:43 pm

Bees are NASTY! I always worry b/c Asja snaps at them! Give Kinzyl lots of butt scratches from me...and some of the treats she like! :wink:
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Postby airwalk » July 27th, 2009, 5:44 pm

I'm glad Kinzyl is getting better and hey give Travis a scratch for me for being so with it to just cut her loose.
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Postby hugapitbull » July 27th, 2009, 5:53 pm

I know you are both feeling better now. Get well soon, Miss Kinzyl.
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Postby ArtGypsy » July 27th, 2009, 6:47 pm

So glad She's on the mend!!!

I guess I never thought about bees stinging a dog. :|

I mean, Sure, If my dogs kinda-sorta act like they're gonna bite at a big ole bumble bee in the garden, I'll make that AAATTTTTT noise *you know the ones, moms) and tell em"" You don't wanna do that!" and by that time the bee has gone on it's merry way......

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except the one time I grabbed a little bee while I was pulling wasn't the bee's fault.
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Postby CinderDee » July 28th, 2009, 12:32 am

Poor Kinzyl. Tell her Kato sent her a get well kiss! :heartbeat:
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Postby Malli » July 28th, 2009, 3:30 am

I'm gald you brought her in :)

How is she feeling now?
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Postby madremissy » July 28th, 2009, 11:22 am

Thanks Dee, She was very happy with a Kato kiss. :D

Today she is still a little slow but she did pick up her ball from on the porch and carry inside to the couch with her. :)
Sammy has been a very good nurse and companion. He is doing such a good job of keeping her company on the couch. Such a tough life. :rolleyes2:
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