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Eva's home from surgery
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28 November 2019 - 9:55 am
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Hey everyone

just wanted to let you know that I did get my stitches  out on Monday. It was great. They said my incision looked good and they didn’t need to see me again unless I needed something. So don’t have to go back to that place again. 

i had blood work again and they said it showed a drop and that maybe next week I might go to the other vet for my second chemotherapy treatment or it will be the week after. Dad said it will be a quick trip in and back when it happens.

i also got the all clear to take 10 min walks at the park which have been amazing. I had missed smelling so many assbook post (dog Facebook) over the past few weeks it took a while to make my loop. I also get to go into the yard without my leash so long as dad or mom goes outside too. They won’t let me run and chase things but I have some independence back which is nice. I also get to sleep in my chair again so overall I am in a pretty good mood. Like I tell dad, everyday you get to spend with a dog is a good one. And it is always good to be a dog. 

here is a photo of me in the car after learning that the cone is done Enlarger

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28 November 2019 - 11:15 am
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Ohhhh… look at that smile!!! smiley4  You look great girlie, good for you! No doubt you are lovin’ a little bit of your independence back! So glad all is going well and you are feeling good. The cone of shame is now a thing of the past, yay!! 

So good to hear from ya, three paws up! You are rockin’ this (of course you are, you’re an Aussie!)


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Ooooh I’ll bet you and your family are sooo thankful today! Look at you fluffy girl, you have a look of pure joy on your face. Congratulations!

So glad to hear things are moving along nicely. And now, on to the next phase! You’ll knock down those chemotherapy treatments without a problem.

Hey in the meantime, please consider taking advantage of our Tripawds Rehabilitation Reimbursement program. If your get to a rehab therapist for a first-time evaluation, the Tripawds Foundation may pay for your first rehab visit ! It’s so helpful for knowing how to build your activity level back up and keep you safe from injury. We hope you’ll take advantage of it!

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