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Archive for May, 2014


Domino is still at the clinic and continues to do great with his recovery! The hardest part now is the waiting. We originally thought he wouldn’t come home(for good) for about 2 weeks, because he’s still intact and the doctor didn’t want to neuter him at the same time as the amputation. So he’s scheduled […]

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Doing Great

So, Domino is back at the vet clinic this morning for a little R and R. He did very well last night other than being restless most of the night. This morning when it was time to go out he did great! Fine on the hardwood floors, small stairs and grass. He’s taking this whole […]

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4… Almost 5am Update…

Still up with Domino, got about an hour of sleep earlier. Dom woke me up a bit ago acting like he needed to go out again, and he did. I took him by myself, carried his to the yard. And according to him he didn’t need that stupid fourth leg anyway. He walked and hopped […]

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Update…. at 1am!?

It’s late. Domino barely came out of surgery 11 hours ago. I was sound asleep in bed when this cold nose started nuzzling against my arm. It was Dom! Finally out of his pain med haze he leaned back and cuddled with me, just before asking to go out! I was skeptical about taking him […]

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Post Op Update

Domino had his surgery this morning around 11am. It was a 2 1/2 hour surgery that removed his entire front left leg and shoulder blade. He woke up slowly and was very doped up on pain meds. With me being a vet tech, his doctor decided that I should bring him home for the night […]

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Domino’s Beginning

Domino walked into the vet clinic where I work in bad shape. He was a 1 year old blue merle Australian Shepherd. And four weeks before had been hit by a truck. We examined and took radiographs, and the news wasn’t good. He had permanent nerve damage to his front left leg. His owners didn’t […]

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