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Old 11-25-2012, 05:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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We are behind here cuz the person's working almost all Thanksgiving weekend and it has been a hectic week... poo!

Well after 3 days of diarrhea... on Thanksgiving I had 5 bouts that day, and then I became pukey today, threw up 6-7 times.... today I got diagnosed with New Monia. (my person says it begins with a 'P' but I refuse to believe her... that doesn't make any sense).

I will post more about it later. The vet said for me to use a nebulizer from the drugstore. Does anyone have one of those? how much do they cost and can you get over-the-counter? anyone have certain brands you like? now the drumroll question.... anyone tried using a nebulizer on a basset??? lol!

here's a pic of me getting subQ fluids medontlikes. see that grapefruit size ball on the side of my neck? that is where the fluids went. i look like the hunchback of notre dame sometimes.

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Old 11-25-2012, 06:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Oh Wwormie pal, sorry to hear youza not well

Sending you some big ole bassetty drool and some hugs. The hump will go down and I'm sure the ladeez will give you lotsa sympathy.

Wish I could help you pal, get well soon
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:30 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Oh its so sad to see a sick Basset. I wish we could explain things to them so they're not confused and scared. Hopefully it will all be over soon, and things will be back to normal.
So, is it voice? Or just the face
that captures me, and haunts me so.
Or, am I meant to never know?

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Old 11-25-2012, 09:58 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Poor Wworm! No experience or advice to offer but I just wanted to say I hope you get well soon!
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Old 11-25-2012, 09:58 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Hey buddy, I hope you feel better soon! Lots of loving drool from my boys, hope your back to your old happy self soon.
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Old 11-25-2012, 10:31 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Aw poor wormy! Jackson got sub Q fluids once, it looks so funny!
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:01 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Oh look so miserable...wish I could give you a hug...My sons both have asthma...they used to get the inhalers over the counter but am of the opinion that they took them off the market and now they get them through a prescription. They have to inhale it and hold it for a short time....can you do that Wormie???? They also take the pills which works wonders for them but not sure if they would work for short term....everything crossed here for you....keep us posted.
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Old 11-25-2012, 12:00 PM   #8 (permalink)
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You might try one of those inhaler tubes they use with people who can't take it all in one breath. Attach that to the top of a half gallon milk jug. Kind of like a face mask.

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Old 11-25-2012, 12:31 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Oh Wormie! Feel better soon! Coop and Lyla hope your new monia turns into old monia quickly!
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Poor Wormie you're going to get a complex about Turkey Day. Try & be a good boy take your medicine, drink lotsa water, & make sure to soak up all your therapeutic snuggles. Once your tummy is feeling better peanut butter will kick that pneumonia to the curb. Get well soon.


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