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The day my dog tried to kill me #348759
09/14/18 08:20 PM
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We needed to give Suki a bath with medicated shampoo last Saturday, but she wasn't having any of it. I tried to grab her before she ran out the patio door, tripped, and hit the side of the kitchen table with my head. I thought pine was a softwood, but I was wrong! Four stitches across my eyebrow, black eye, and concussion. I would share pictures, but can't figure out how to do so on my phone (let's just say that the cut is super deep - maybe better I don't post that picture.)


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Re: The day my dog tried to kill me [Re: Sylv] #348760
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Oh, my gosh! I'm glad you're ok. Well, at least relatively.

I hope you weren't home alone. That's scary!

And has Suki had a bath yet?

wow


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Re: The day my dog tried to kill me [Re: Sylv] #348761
09/14/18 08:48 PM
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My husband was in the bathroom getting ready to go in the shower with her. He came running when I called, took one look at me and said "that's going to need stitches". He took really good care of me. Suki's bath was delayed one day and modified into a sponge bath on the deck (daily for five days, now every two to three days).


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Re: The day my dog tried to kill me [Re: Sylv] #348762
09/14/18 09:58 PM
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Oh wow!! Those dogs of ours! Glad you are recovering. And Suki survived.


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Re: The day my dog tried to kill me [Re: Kayos] #348764
09/14/18 11:19 PM
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So sorry to hear about your mishap and hope you recuperate with no major problems or scar from the stitches. hug


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Re: The day my dog tried to kill me [Re: Sylv] #348767
09/15/18 01:03 AM
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That is really scary. Shoot at 10 Suki is still some engine of action. Please let self care have a few days over dog care.

all the best,
MJ

Re: The day my dog tried to kill me [Re: Sylv] #348768
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Well, I guess you get the prize! My this year's face plant required no stitches, gave me no concusion --- just blood and bruises. My dog is sooo second rate....

Re: The day my dog tried to kill me [Re: Sylv] #348769
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Ow! I am glad your husband was there to help. Take it easy, and I hope the wound heals quickly. hugging

Reminds me of an injury I had a couple years ago, except a tree branch was responsible. Made good firewood. laugh


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I'm glad your husband was around too to help you out. I guess I've been lucky in that Eli will go anywhere with me, even when he knows its another medicated bath. I know he doesn't enjoy them but I've had to do so many with all his skin issues.

But I'm glad your ok. Hopefully the sponge bath helps.


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Re: The day my dog tried to kill me [Re: Sylv] #348785
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I'm glad you're ok. Well, as ok as you can be with all that damage. Our dogs will never hurt us on purpose, but they may just kill us by accident.


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Re: The day my dog tried to kill me [Re: Sylv] #348815
09/19/18 06:00 PM
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I thought I had finally found a way to post the pictures. Edited to admit defeat.


Last edited by Sylv; 09/19/18 06:01 PM.

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Gosh, I know how frustrating it can be trying to load pics. Sorry, I'm no help headbang I finally figured out how to do it using Flicker but I'm thinking that's not the way most people do it.

I'm just glad your alright and healing.


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