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Moly had 2 herniated discs. One severly calcified. Doesn't look good. I'm trying to stop thinking with my heart and start thinking like a nurse. With my head. Please pray for her. Belinda. I am beside myself.
 

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I'm sorry to hear this. What does your vet recommend?
 

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She is definitely in our prayers. I hope she feels better soon, I hope your vet can determine a good way to deal with those discs. Copper and Fred send healing drool.
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[ October 20, 2004, 09:55 PM: Message edited by: momof2slobberslingers ]
 
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She had surgery (took longer than the neurologist thought it would take). Looks like she won't be able to walk after she comes home, for a while. I don't know, this all just happened. She won medals at the "Basset Olympics" benefit for Tri-State rescue 2 weeks ago. I don't understand.... Belinda. And thank you for your thoughts.
 
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Does your vet do hydro-therapy after back surgery? I've seen lots of dogs make quick (or quicker)recoverys with it.

We'll send lots of good thoughts and prayers your way.

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Franny and I send our symapthy and good wishes for a speedy recovery. It's so hard to "think" for our pets when we're overwhelmed by "feel". It requires a clarity of mind that seems almost impossible in the face of the knowledge that your little girl will face at least some pain and discomfort. I "think" you've done the right thing by giving her the chance to recover from this. I "feel" for the both of you.
 

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Will be sending healing thoughts for Molly. Hope her recovery time is better than you think now. Forget trying to think like a nurse-I'm a blithering idiot when it comes to my animals.
 

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OH, Belinda. Hang in there. What does tne neurologist say? I can only tell you the tale of our Samantha, who had a herniated disk, couldn't walk, and I carried her up and down stairs. (She weighed 70 lbs--I was stronger then). We took her on a vacation in an RV, and carried her in and out. And eventually she walked again, and did everything she did before. It took awhile, but it happened.
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Just got off the phone with one of the vets. Molly can't walk, but can move her back legs. She peed and pooped (the vet said it's the first time she's ever seen a dog poop right after surgery. You go Molly!) And "she's wagging her tail like a trooper". Last night the neurologist said one of the discs was extremely calcified. She couldn't believe it when I told her Molly was jumping low hurdles two weeks ago at Tri-State's Basset Olympics (silver medal!). Thanks everyone for all your thoughts and messages! Take care, Belinda.
 

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What that little wag can do for our hearts huh?? I'm so glad to hear she's wagging, and that she can move her back legs. My heart just breaks for you, because I can imagine how hard this is on you. Lots of prayers are being sent your way.
 

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hey Belinda,i know i broke the restraining order i have on you when i called to check on Molly and you.keep us posted,you can call just this one time,i will not call the police and tell them you have made contact with me.promise
 
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