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Not a good day!

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by StormyThai, Jan 17, 2019.


  1. StormyThai

    StormyThai Moderator
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    So today is Thai's 9th birthday. I had planned to take him to [email protected] to choose a new toy, make him a cake and take him on a nice walk at Dunwich heath...

    Instead we spent the day at the vets :(
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    He had a lot of blood in his urine so got him in straight away, by the time we got to the vets his urine was much clearer but according to the dipstick test there was still blood present.
    No obvious infection and he isn't straining so urine and bloods are being tested for UTI, liver/kidney function, diabetes and calcium levels. If nothing shows up or he gets worse then it's x-rays and scans to try to work out where the blood is coming from.
    The vet also noticed that his prostate is enlarged but she isn't too worried about that because it's not asymmetrical or painful, but it's something to keep an eye on.

    The poor boy has two bald patches now because they tried to take blood from his neck but they struggled so took it from his leg instead :(

    Afterwards I took him to Starbucks to get a Puppichino
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    And then he chose a cows ear and a turkey foot from the petshop
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    Tomorrow we will have cake and a nice walk.

    ETA: Vet has just phoned and his bloods are clear so just have to wait on the urine cultures now.
     
  2. pinklizzy

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    Poor Thai, what a bad start to a birthday! Hope he's feeling better soon x
     
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  3. Boxer123

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    Poor Thai ! Hope he feels better x
     
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  4. magpi

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    Looks like he,s enjoying his treats. Happy birthday Thai have a better day tomorrow and hope your well soon x
     
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    Hope you get answers soon - get well soon Thai!
     
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    Poor Thai, not the best birthday :( glad his bloods are clear, I hope you get some answers soon. Get well soon Thai.
     
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  7. picaresque

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    Poor fella. Hope he's feeling better soon.
     
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  8. Sairy

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    Oh no, poor Thai. Hope it is something straight forward and he is fixed soon.
     
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    Happy birth-day plus 1 for tomorrow.
     
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  10. Siskin

    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    Poor lad, hope it gets sorted soon

    I hadn’t realised you were over in Suffolk, our static is at Dunwich heath. I’m counting the days until we can go back
     
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    Happy birthday Thai x Hope you are feeling better soon x
     
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  12. BlueJay

    BlueJay Made of bones

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    Feel better soon, big guy :(
    Hope it's nothing scary

    And happy birthday!
     
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  13. Picklelily

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    Happy Birthday, Thai sorry it has been a rough day.

    I have never heard of a pupachino it sounds good
     
  14. StormyThai

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    Dunwich heath is a lovely place, bit flat (I'm originally from Cornwall and still can't get used to the lack of hills haha) but so beautiful :)
     
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  15. StormyThai

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    All it is, is a shot of whipped cream :)
     
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  16. Rosie64

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    Happy Birthday Thai sorry you had to spend it at the vet hopefully tomorrow will
    be better and you can enjoy your nice walk and cake
     
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    We won’t tell him it’s not actually his birthday tomorrow if you won’t ;)

    What a rubbish way to spend a birthday, I hope it’s nothing serious.
     
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  18. Siskin

    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    Ha, that’s why I like it. Flatness is good when you get to my age:Hilarious
     
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  19. McKenzie

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    Hope Thai is on the mend soon.
     
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  20. Lurcherlad

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    Poor Thai - and on his birthday too! :(

    Hope he’s better soon.
     
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