German Shepherd Home
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Page 47 of 56 1 2 45 46 47 48 49 55 56
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: bianca] #316096
05/25/14 01:36 PM
05/25/14 01:36 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,766
Mary Jane Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Mary Jane  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,766
Originally Posted By: bianca
.....
Sorry for the novel blush but so far he is doing pretty darn good. ....


I, for one, am a complete sucker for those endless series, think Forsyte saga, but the end has to be upbeat here, OK?

Eating sounds great, the pickiness about toliets sounds like many dogs (Wolf took more than 60h to pee when he first got here), and you and your medical team are on top of Coop's skin condition.

Bianca, you and Cooper succeeded in this whole, long process before, you have a great track record.

take care,
MJ

Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: Woodreb] #316097
05/25/14 01:42 PM
05/25/14 01:42 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 5,439
Massachusetts
Braverhund Online partay
Carpal Tunnel
Braverhund  Online Partay
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 5,439
Massachusetts
Eating well and peeing where he wants to pee! Yes! These are great signs. I know he has a ways to go before he is truly doing as well as we'd like, but he is making lovely progress! cheers hugging Nay Coopie continue to improve and his healing be rapid! paw


Patti
Frauchen von:

Grimm van den Heuvel, "Donnerpratzen"
Smokey The TeddyLion, DLH purrbuddy

Dir gehört mein Herz
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: Braverhund] #316102
05/25/14 02:38 PM
05/25/14 02:38 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,961
Ohio
PositiveDog Offline
Carpal Tunnel
PositiveDog  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,961
Ohio
I'm so glad he is home, but there is much stress on you now, I know.

Are you putting his skin ointment on him? He looks great and the incision is very nice.

Take care of yourself!


Bonnie

With approval of my friends:

SamCat, 03/2011
Bennie the 12 1/2% GSD 02/2013

Seiko, Solo, Sophie, Skye and Buddy - bridge dogs who taught me so much
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: PositiveDog] #316116
05/25/14 06:21 PM
05/25/14 06:21 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,513
Northern CA
MaxaLisa Offline

Global Moderator
MaxaLisa  Offline

Global Moderator
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,513
Northern CA
I am so glad that he is eating! Don't forget the arnica along with the previcox - I would be aggressive with it, since I usually use a 1M after surgeries.

Any aloe vera for the shaved parts? I hope that it stays very mild. A rinse in baking soda?


MaxaL (aka LisaT)

Jazmine, mini-mix, 10/18/2011
Max-n-Indy
Max, 5/2001-2/2012, RIP my partner, my Regal Boy
Indy, 5/1997-10/2010, RIP my friend, my teacher

Health Index
K9 TBD info and Tick List Links
http://www.rabieschallengefund.org/
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: MaxaLisa] #316145
05/26/14 01:46 AM
05/26/14 01:46 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,964
Victoria, Australia
Qyn Offline
Pooh-Bah
Qyn  Offline
Pooh-Bah
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,964
Victoria, Australia
Sorry Bianca for being late, I have just caught up with this as I've been having computer problems - don't use my phone for this site. So glad the Coop is home - do you have any Tramadol (in addition to the previcox) to help with pain? With both Quynne's surgeries I had to remove the patch and used a small amount of Tramadol when necessary - seemed to take the edge off the pain for her.

He does look quite bright though it is a pity the bite not collar did not work - he looks quite comfortable in the e-collar and hopefully it will not be on for long. The testicles do look a bit red but not as bad as last time. crossedfingers

Most importantly, I hope you are doing ok! hugging


Alison
~~~~~~~~~~
Nix (derivative of Phoenix) Black GSD born 6 June 2011 (Gotcha day 9 Dec 2013)

Quynne gsdhalo - Black Female GSD - Sept 29, 2004 - 11 Nov 2013 Deeply missed

If you don't agree with me ... you are just not listening well enough. smile
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: Qyn] #316150
05/26/14 03:34 AM
05/26/14 03:34 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,926
S
Shilohsmom Offline
Pooh-Bah
Shilohsmom  Offline
Pooh-Bah
S
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,926
I'm so glad he is home and recovering. He looks wonderful hugging Too bad about that collar, it looks like such a nice collar.

Glad to hear he's eating and going potty. What a good boy!!! One things for sure, he is one lucky boy to have you for a Mom!!

Please keep us posted on his progress.


Rosa

Proud Mom to Eli and Kodiak
and never to be forgotten, Shiloh and Shoshi
Every dog deserves to have a human that thinks its the greatest dog that ever lived!
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: Shilohsmom] #316151
05/26/14 03:46 AM
05/26/14 03:46 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,753
Buffalo
BowWowMeow Offline
Carpal Tunnel
BowWowMeow  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 4,753
Buffalo
Glad to hear that the recovery is going well. I so remember the stress and worry that came along with that surgery. Hang in there!!!!!

And Coopie: stop the barking! nono He's probably jealous that Molly can do whatever she wants and he keeps coming home with bionic body parts and has to wear a lampshade. silly


Ruth

Rafi, the german malaroo, age 9.5ish
http://www.dogster.com/dogs/693238

Varda & Gio (the crazy cattens)
...............
Warming my heart:
Queen Cleopatra
Chama
Kai
Basu
Massie
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: BowWowMeow] #316156
05/26/14 07:12 AM
05/26/14 07:12 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,875
Queensland. Australia
bianca Offline OP
Carpal Tunnel
bianca  Offline OP
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,875
Queensland. Australia
rofl Ruth! To be honest I thought I would stick a lampshade on Molly so he felt it was fair!!! He has stopped all that nonsense thankfully!

I emailed the surgeon and now he has tramadol thank goodness. I am now also using that healing spray and already he seems less bothered smile *phew*

Lisa thanks for the reminder about the arnica, I had forgotten! I have 30C, so how many do you think I should give please?

For the most part he is doing amazing! He's such a Cooper Trooper wub

Thank you so much for all your support hugging

And I have to say my parents are the best, I have turned this lovely home into a dog rehabilitation center!

My room which now looks like a doss house


The lovely floorboards covered with some non skid stuff so he can get to the door for toileting!


And my treasure wub


Molly Moo (aka The Piranha, 4 legged mouth) GSD (31/10/09)
Cooper GSD (The Gremlin) 19/10/11
Texas - Tabby cat (Feb 1996-2013) Run free sweet Teppie
Paris - Tabby cat (Feb 1996-2013) Run free my beautiful girl.
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: bianca] #316158
05/26/14 11:33 AM
05/26/14 11:33 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,766
Mary Jane Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Mary Jane  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,766
Cooper Trooper wub grin wub grin wub wub wub wub

Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: Mary Jane] #316189
05/26/14 08:17 PM
05/26/14 08:17 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,513
Northern CA
MaxaLisa Offline

Global Moderator
MaxaLisa  Offline

Global Moderator
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,513
Northern CA
Your parents are great! Mine would tell me to keep the dog in the garage frown

The arnica, annie may have a different protocol that is more effective....

One way to "push" a potency to the higher one, so it acts a bit deeper/longer, would be to give 3 doses, about 20 minutes apart. I would do that 2 or 3 times a day, for about 3 days, and then see how he's doing.

Great that the tramadol, previcox and healing spray are helping.

eta: do you have any liver support around? Would be good to start in a few days.

Last edited by MaxaLisa; 05/26/14 08:17 PM.

MaxaL (aka LisaT)

Jazmine, mini-mix, 10/18/2011
Max-n-Indy
Max, 5/2001-2/2012, RIP my partner, my Regal Boy
Indy, 5/1997-10/2010, RIP my friend, my teacher

Health Index
K9 TBD info and Tick List Links
http://www.rabieschallengefund.org/
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: bianca] #316193
05/26/14 09:07 PM
05/26/14 09:07 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 5,439
Massachusetts
Braverhund Online partay
Carpal Tunnel
Braverhund  Online Partay
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 5,439
Massachusetts
Ohhhh da Coopie in his cone! wub I am so thrilled that you were able to get the Tramadol, and that the healing spray is making improvements for his skin. Bianca, did anyone ever tell you that you were an awesome Mom to your babies? You really are! hugging


Patti
Frauchen von:

Grimm van den Heuvel, "Donnerpratzen"
Smokey The TeddyLion, DLH purrbuddy

Dir gehört mein Herz
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: Braverhund] #316229
05/27/14 10:05 AM
05/27/14 10:05 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,875
Queensland. Australia
bianca Offline OP
Carpal Tunnel
bianca  Offline OP
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,875
Queensland. Australia
Nawww thank you ladies hugging blush

To be honest today his parts looked worse so with a lot of drama I managed to get some neocort onto it. He was NOT happy.

Thank you Lisa, I do have some but would it be advisable to wait a little as currently he is getting arnica, tramadol, abx, ace, probiotics? I'm going through peanut butter like it's going out of fashion! laugh

He has pudding poop but I expect that will all the above plus the general sedation in his system. But I am just so stunned by this dog, even my Dad has commented how much better he is walking already! wub


Molly Moo (aka The Piranha, 4 legged mouth) GSD (31/10/09)
Cooper GSD (The Gremlin) 19/10/11
Texas - Tabby cat (Feb 1996-2013) Run free sweet Teppie
Paris - Tabby cat (Feb 1996-2013) Run free my beautiful girl.
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: bianca] #316236
05/27/14 11:34 AM
05/27/14 11:34 AM
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 513
Australia
Shepherds Offline
Addict
Shepherds  Offline
Addict
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 513
Australia
Awwh. Big hugging to the Black Pony.... I hope the raw shaved bits settle soon and that's great news on how well he is walking.

May his recovery continue to be fast and trouble free.


Life isn't always about the destination....don't miss the journey

Current heart, couch and bed hoggers, Reza and Argi
Always missed - never forgotten, Friday, Manta, Kobe & Levi
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: bianca] #316237
05/27/14 11:58 AM
05/27/14 11:58 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 5,439
Massachusetts
Braverhund Online partay
Carpal Tunnel
Braverhund  Online Partay
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 5,439
Massachusetts
I'm so happy Bianca, that even your Dad has noticed Cooper walking better! May things continue on a positive upswing for your sweet boy! cheers hugging


Patti
Frauchen von:

Grimm van den Heuvel, "Donnerpratzen"
Smokey The TeddyLion, DLH purrbuddy

Dir gehört mein Herz
Re: Cooper - Hip Dysplasia [Re: Braverhund] #316252
05/27/14 05:36 PM
05/27/14 05:36 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,513
Northern CA
MaxaLisa Offline

Global Moderator
MaxaLisa  Offline

Global Moderator
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 19,513
Northern CA
So glad he is walking well!

IF his liver is having a hard time with the meds, the sooner you can support the liver, the better.

No previcox? I would think that they would want a bit of an anti-inflammatory in himm?


MaxaL (aka LisaT)

Jazmine, mini-mix, 10/18/2011
Max-n-Indy
Max, 5/2001-2/2012, RIP my partner, my Regal Boy
Indy, 5/1997-10/2010, RIP my friend, my teacher

Health Index
K9 TBD info and Tick List Links
http://www.rabieschallengefund.org/
Page 47 of 56 1 2 45 46 47 48 49 55 56

Monthly Photo Contest Winner
Newest Topics
Stories
by Shilohsmom. 09/21/18 12:03 AM
Looking for an answer, pos. food issue?
by middleofnowhere. 09/20/18 02:52 AM
Happy Birthday Z!
by Zisso. 09/16/18 02:50 PM
The day my dog tried to kill me
by Sylv. 09/14/18 08:20 PM
Harness
by Todd. 09/12/18 08:48 PM
But Bennie wasn't broken!
by PositiveDog. 09/07/18 10:43 PM
Flea & Tick preventative
by Shilohsmom. 09/07/18 04:08 AM
I'm Back
by Chey & The Herd. 09/04/18 08:07 PM
September 2018 Photo Contest Entries
by Wisc.Tiger_Val. 09/04/18 01:53 PM
Comments for September 2018 Contest
by Wisc.Tiger_Val. 09/04/18 01:50 PM
Help Support the Forum
New Topics - Other Animals & Chat
East coast friends, please keep us posted
by PositiveDog. 09/13/18 08:27 PM
Kathy (Kayos Mod) could use us
by Wisc.Tiger_Val. 09/04/18 01:34 PM
Happy Labor Day weekend
by Shilohsmom. 09/01/18 01:41 AM
Summer Produce/Winter YUM
by Wisc.Tiger_Val. 08/30/18 04:46 PM
Punctuation Experts
by Wisc.Tiger_Val. 08/25/18 07:39 PM
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 82 guests, and 6 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
achilleas, Ruger0sasha, NurseBishop, Roguehk, Sydney
2921 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums100
Topics20,531
Posts326,959
Members2,921
Most Online209
Jul 31st, 2018
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1