FinnVibes!

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  1. AllieMackie

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    Nothing major, I don't think. He's had some minor incontinence issues pop up in the last few days. A bit of leaking here and there, and leaving a puddle when he wakes up sometimes.

    Hoping it's something simple to treat and nothing too serious. Vet at 3:30. Vibes? :)
     
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    Good luck vibes for you and Finn!
     
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    Vibes! No more leaky, leaky Finn.
     
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    <<vibes>>
     
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    Thanks guys!

    Given his symptoms and the fact that he's not drinking excessively and is otherwise peeing normally outside, I'm sure it's just a bladder infection or something else comparitively minor, but you know. Can't help but be a little paranoid. :>

    Also, it's -31 F windchill outside. Our vet is three blocks away and I have to put his boots on. :p
     
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    FINNAMINS. Hopefully it's just a UTI or something and is easy to clear up with a round of abx.
     
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    (((Vibes))) for the Finn.
     
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    Vibes sent!!
     
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    Vibes for Finn! Hopefully it's something minor.
     
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    ((((VIBES)))) for an easy fix!
     
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    ((vibes)) comin' at ya!
     
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    Lots and lots of ((((((((((((((((((VIBES)))))))))))))))))))))!
     
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    Vibes! Poor boy!
     
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    Vet ruled out everything serious. All his vitals check out. You should feel really bad for him though, he had to have a rectal temp taken AND a prostate exam.

    All the things up my dog's bum. Poor sod.

    So, likely bladder infection or less likely, crystals. Getting a urine sample tomorrow morning and taking it to the vet on our morning walk. Love that the vet is so close! He sent me home with a week of antibiotics so we can start him on them anyway, since it's likely an infection.

    In positive news, Finn is an even 45lbs and all muscle. Vet commented that he's in great shape, and everything looks amazing. Yay! :)
     
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    I was going to send vibes, but it looks like I should send a high five instead. Glad it wasn't anything too serious!
     
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    So happy to see a good update! Yay Finn!
     
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    I think I jinxed myself saying it was probably no big deal. >_<

    His urine sample came back perfect. There's njo sugars, so excess blood cells, no bacterias... perfect.

    So, no infection. And the incontinence is still happening despite antibiotics for almost a week.

    So... he goes in Wednesday for a bladder x-ray and possibly a urine culture from a sterile sample. :(

    Vibes.
     

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