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If anybody deserves a good cry, you do!! In fact, a full out bout of loud and uncontrollable hysterics might be more beneficial!! And you WILL feel better afterwards!! Geez….this has to be so ruff on top of being a “regular” tripawd!
The fact that you are able to focus on the improvements he’s making is quite amazing! Give yourself credit for handling this better than you even realize!
For a tripawd with surgery with vestie (whatever its called) that mak3s him dizzy and unbalanced, he REALLY is doing si well!! Recovery from voth of those things takes awhile.
I looooove pitting the peanut butter on his leg! BRILLIANT
All Jackie’s suggestions ate grear!! And ask the Vet about a dose of fluids roo, even if he isn’t dehydrated. That can perk up the appetite .
YAY FOR SLEEPING IN THE BED!!! BEST THERAPY FOR VOTH OF YOU😎
Lots of love and hugs
Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Christmas and Frankie too
Oh yes, DOH ME! What Linda said… Mirtazipine is my favorite miracle drug for crappy appetites. I thought I mentioned it before, maybe not? Ask if he can have it. It is not expensive and within an hour he will probably be eating lint on the rug (humor)
I am so sorry this is all happening, hang in there.. I really think after you get through the eating battle your life will start to go back to its normal tripawd self 🙂
Good suggestion on fluids Sally, then he will look like a camel
We have all paws crossed for you up here! Prayers are for Clyde to get some sustenance in him! I hope your vet can give you some little miracle tomorrow!
Sending many hugs and very best wishes. I really am sorry that you are struggling with your boy! My heart goes out to you!
Petra, Stewie and his Kittens
31 May 2016
I have good news! Clyde is getting better and started eating! He really began to turn around on Thursday – brighter, much more normal. But, still the trouble with eating. Friday morning I got him to eat a hot dog, some cream cheese and peanut butter. Breakfast of champions! I took him to the vet Friday afternoon for removal of his stitches – dr. said his incision looks good, there is still some bruising and puckering but that should smooth out over time. I told him about the diarrhea and the not eating – he took him off the Cerenia. He’s not a big fan of appetite stimulants. Clyde has lost around 10 – 12 pounds (he was at about 62 when this all started and is now about 50 – thank god he has his full coat or I might get arrested for dog abuse, all his bones are sticking out).
Last night, Clyde ate a little dinner. But this morning, I gave him about a cup and a half of kibbles and a small container of wet dog food and he ate the whole thing! My vet suggested more frequent, smaller meals until he is back to normal. Fingers crossed, I think he made it through this. Me, well, my retirements savings did not make it but oh well. Was worth it!
Thanks to all of you for your encouragement and suggestions. It helped me more than you can imagine!
Love to all – Kristin & Clyde
I’M ABSOLUTELY ESTATIC TO HEAR THIS!! YOUR ENTIRE TRIPAWD FAMILY IS DOING THE HAPPY DANCE!!!
YOU AND CLUDE ARE QUOTE A REMARKABLE PPWER COUPLE!!😄😄
BEST NEWS EVVVVER!
Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too
PS Finacial security and peace of mind as we age…..HA……overrated!!
Kristin and Clyde i am absolutely doing the Hoppy dance for you just as Sally suggested!!!! Over the moon for your poor bony fella! You are on the right side of healing now though 🤞!!! I am going to keep you both in my prayers!
Good boy Clyde, you keep on snacking big fella! Here we all are talking about getting our winter fats off, how about we send some of it your way!!!
Stay strong Kristin, you did great for your boy!!!!
All the very best wishes coming your way…
Petra, Stewie and his Frisky Kittens
11 July 2016
We are doing the hoppy dance here too!
I’m blaming the Cerenia it is a great drug to stop the vomiting, but like any drug, they can have side effects too. Every animal reacts differently.
Clyde will gain that weight back quickly how fun he can eat whatever he wishes! Every tripawds dream!
We do the same with the cats smaller more frequent feedings seems to work better for them too. Easier on the belly to digest.
Way to go Clyde YAAAAAY
Thanks for the GREAT update I look forward to hearing Clyde has his weight back on too. Play the lotto 😉
Continued good thoughts and prayers!
Hugs to you and Food for Clyde!
Holly & Purrkins❤️
18 October 2009
What great news Kristin! I’m so glad he is getting to be more himself.
Who wouldn’t want hot dogs and peanut butter! I like the idea of small meals- it does sound like a good idea after the stomach surgery.
You’ve had a ruff couple of weeks- I hope the rest of the spring and summer bring lots of smooth hopping!
Karen and the Spirit Pug Girls
How is Clyde doing? Hope all is well for all of you.
Jackie and Huckleberry
31 May 2016
Thanks for asking about my boy! He is doing just great. Appetite is totally back and he’s putting on weight. Getting stronger every day – no more wobbling, but I think his core strength was really affected by his stomach surgery (personally, I know how hard it is to recover from abdominal surgery) so he’s still not 100% strength wise. Head tilt is basically gone – when he gets tired, he gets a slight tilt but that is it. Considering how bad off he was just 2 weeks ago, I could not be more happy with his progress.
He’s my wonder dog! Thanks again for asking.
Oh that is just the BEST news!! I agree, Mitchell had his spleen taken out a couple of months ago and had bladder stones taken out during that procedure and he was ouchy for a while. I am so glad that Clyde is finally on the other side of recovery, I know that is a huge relief for you! Please give him some good ear rubs for me, and hugs to you
Hi Kristin and Clyde
i am super thrilled to see that Clyde is continuing to do so well in his recovery! I would think that his core tummy muscles are going to take a little bit to repair themselves for sure. As you said with our human tummy surgeries, it can take about 6 weeks of no lifting etc, so i know Clyde won’t be doing any weight lifting in the next little bit but maybe the Sumo Wrestling can get started in a couple more weeks!
Way to go Wonder Dawg and Mum!!!
All the very best from
Petra, Stewie and his Grumpy Kittens
YAAAAAAAAAAAY FOR WONDER DOG CLYDE😀😀😀😀 EVERYBODY DOING THE HOPPY HAPPY DANCE FOR CLUDE THE WONDER DOG🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
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