4 days down
January 16, 2011 4 Comments
Well Bailey is exactly 4 days into this process now and has exceeded all expectations. She has shown very few signs of any significant pain and she has figured out that she is still pretty mobile on three legs. We have been extremely stressed to say the least because the first two weeks are so crucial and she is so restless now. She is tired of lying around and just wants to be involved in everything. She has been sleeping in her Kennel at night and not crying or anything so that is a plus. She does wake up early though and it’s on from there. So far she has not really been messing with her stitches much. She is being really stubborn about laying down and staying put. I’m starting to think she is going to need more kennel time. It stinks because we love her company and want to keep her with the pack, but she is not working with us at all. I think it will be better for her because she needs to rest and recover. Her stitches come out on Jan. 24th and we can start physical therapy at that point. We can’t wait to get this leg back to normal. I’m not sure if I mentioned her potty schedule but she is going no problem on three legs. It took her a while to go because we were trying to help her with a sling and she would just stand there and look at us. She had surgery on Wed. at noon and did not poop until Thursday around 3:00pm. We are looking forward to hitting the 4 week mark as that seems to be where they really start walking on the leg again. That’s it for now, thanks for reading!