Tuesday, June 18, 2013

POTP FOR JET

Hi this is Ros speaking!   Jet had to be taken this morning to the Lort Smith Animal Hospital in Melbourne as he had been acting quite lethargic since yesterday. They ran all kinds of tests and found him to be dehydrated and with a temperature. They took x-rays and performed an ultrasound and they diagnosed that he had eaten something he shouldn't of and it had become stuck within his intestines. After all the testing they admitted him to the ICU ward for I'V fluids. An hour later they decided to move him straight into surgery.  They were worried it also might be gastric torsion. We're now nervously awaiting a phone call telling us how he did. Thankfully they said his heart rate and breathing were fine.  Jet  would really appreciate all the power of the paw his blog friends can give him during this very scary time.
Thank you            
Update!!!  Just had the call.  The surgeon  found a disc wedged in his small intestine.  Possibly the lid of a pepper shaker they think.  What a relief.  A few days in hospital and on the road to recovery.

15 comments:

  1. Poor Jet. (And you) We hope that the lid is the reason and he can he'll be home very soon.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & roxy

    We'll keep our paws crossed.

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  2. Glad to hear he came out OK. But we are still sending the POTP his way.
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  3. Good news that the surgery was a success - but we'll keep our paws crossed for a speedy recovery!

    -Bart, Ruby and Otto

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  4. Thank goodness the vets found the problem! I hope Jet has a very speedy recovery!

    Labs sure are known for eating odd things. Jet just wanted to provide more evidence!

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  5. Oh no! Sending POTP to Jet!

    Sam

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  6. Whew, us pups eat the weirdest things. Glad everything will be OK!!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley
    Ambassadors of Love

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  7. Thank goodness he is ok! This is one thing I worry about a lot, Scarlett and Kori are forever stealing things they shouldn't!

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  8. OMD!! Wows, Thank Goodness!!! I am sooo glads Jet's gonna be okay!
    Ma had an Irish Terrier that ate 3 peach pits and had to have surgery to get them out cause she wouldn't puke them up. She was A-okay afterwards and nobody ate peaches around her again.
    Doggies accidently swallow stuffs sometimes, I'm just glads you caught the signs!
    {{{{hugs}}}} POTP!! Get betters quick Jet!!
    Kisses,
    Ruby

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  9. Oh my!!!!! I'm glad there was an update at the end, but we are sending lots, and lots of prayers and healing thoughts and energy from our corner of Virginia!!! Let us know how Jet is and know we're thinking of you too!!!

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  10. Howdy Everybuddy, oh no. Poor Jet. We have paws crossed he is ok real soon. Hugs to all. No worries, and LOVE, Stella and Rory
    P.S. OMD, we just read the update. Thank goodness. Get well soon Jet!

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  11. Poor Jet - hope he's OK now and on the road to full recovery! Take care - woofs and licks from Magic xx

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  12. Oh NO! such silly dogs us labs!! We have to test everything to see if it edible and eat it anyway half the time.
    Glad that Jet is pulling through..

    Woofs and Licks

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  13. Oh My! We are sending lots of pug healing juju to Jet.
    hugs
    Bailey, Hazel & Greta

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  14. Hope Jet feels better very soon!

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  15. Sorry we have been away, hope jet is on the mend, BIG slobbers

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