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9 April 2018
18 October 2009
Hello and welcome, your future posts will not have to wait for approval.
When you have a chance tell us more about Roxy- what kind of pup? how old? why the amp?
Yes, the other front leg swelling happens. All the fluid the body generates after surgery has to go somewhere and down the leg is common. What is Roxy's activity level like? Keeping her quiet might help keep the swelling down.
Definitely talk with your vet about what you are seeing.
How is Roxy doing otherwise?
Karen and the Spirit Pug Girls
6 April 2018
How long does drainage last? Our pup, Willow, is five days post amputation of rear leg. Just curious, I know drainage is normal.
Please see feedback to your question you posted in your original topic:
Has anyone experienced fluid retention, specifically in leg and paw, post amputation? Roxy had her front leg amputated last Thursday, her other front paw is very swollen. I have a call into the vet too.
Yes, it has happened in other Tripawds. If you review these search results for edema you'll see their experiences.
I would love to hear more about Roxy too!
9 April 2018
22 February 2013
YAY FOR POTTY! THAT IS SUCH A GREAT MILESTONE😊
WOULD LOVE TO SEE PICS.......... here's a link to help adding images
For a large dog this early in recovery, Roxy is doing really well!! And it gets better and vetter!
Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too
Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!
Oh a big dawg, how cool! Be sure to check out Size and Age Matters for more stories about Mastifs and other giant breed pups on three legs.
Were you able to get the vet to check out her swelling?
And big cheers for !
1 October 2017
Roxy and Mama,
So glad to hear that she is progressing so well! Welcome, by the way. You just found the motherload of knowledge and experience that might make this scary experience not so bad. The people here are just the best! How is her appetite? Looking forward to hear more about your story (and pictures please).
Jackie and Huckleberry
Jackie, David, Mitchell, Andy Oscar, and the coolest feral tripawd kitty Huckleberry
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