Prayers for Gipsy?

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  1. GipsyQueen

    GipsyQueen Active Member

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    Gipsy is not doing too well. :( She's been diagnosed with couching and is just going downhill fast.
    Her liver is a wreck - shes drinking about 5-6 waterbowls a day, resulting her need to go outside alot - and she's starting to have accidents in the house - and not even noticing. Her fur is all frizzy - and she's blond because she hasn't changed her fur in about a year now.
    She's pretty wobbely all over, though that may be from old age. Her ears aren't as alert as they used to be - and she doesn't see everything.
    My biggest fear is loosing her - without being able to say good-bye. :( She's been one of my constants. My childhood dog, the one who was there when I was afraid of the dark and snuck into my bed - and the one friend I had when we moved back to Germany and I didn't know anyone.
    Seems like it was just yesterday we brought that little ball of fur home - not 13 years ago.
     
  2. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    ((((big hugs)))) I'm sorry Laura :( Gipsy's in my thoughts <3
     
  3. GipsyQueen

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    ((HUGS)) back - and thank you.
     
  4. HayleyMarie

    HayleyMarie Like a bat outa' hell

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    (((((huggies))))) Laur, gipsy will be in my thoughts and prayers. She sure is a special girl <3
     
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    Is she being treated for the Cushing's? We've seen really good results in dogs using Trilostane.
     
  6. GipsyQueen

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    We decided against treatment, due to her arthritis in her hips :(
    She is getting "cushing herbs" that are helping ALOT (Her fur hast gotten softer again, and some bald spots have gotten their fur back).
    We are keeping her as comfortable as possible, and she does seem happy. Though its hard hearing for people "Oh! She's so SKINNY!" You need to feed her more. Her hip bones and backbones are very visible - but thats due to old age and not her being too skinny (Her tummy just dropped down). :(
     
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    puppydog Tru evil has no pantyline

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    Its so hard. I'm sorry. :(
     
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    I'm sending vibes and thoughts your way.
     
  9. Moth

    Moth Mild and Slightly Nutty

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    Sorry to hear Gipsy is ailing :(

    It's so hard to see them age...

    (((Hugs))) and (((Vibes)))
     
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    Hugs to you both. Sending lots of healing vibes.
     
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    (((((hugs)))) and ***vibes***. Gipsy is one of my favorite Chaz dogs.
     
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    Cali Mae Little dog, big voice

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    Sending some vibes for Gipsy! I know how hard it is to see your dog decline (although not to the same extent), Moses has trouble walking and often falls down, and his hearing and sight are no longer 100%.
     
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    I'm so sorry to hear she is having a hard time. It's the worst thing, isn't it as they decline. You feel so helpless. But if she is still happy and relatively comfortable, that's good. Lots of vibes for Gipsy and you.
     
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    Lots and lots of ((((((((((((((((VIBES)))))))))))))) sent Gipsy's way, along with a ton of (((((((((((((((((HUGS)))))))))))))))))
     
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    Hope she stays happy and comfortable!! Vibes!!
     
  16. GipsyQueen

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    Thank you for all the hugs, vibes and prayers :) I talked to my mom about half an hour ago and she gave her lots of hugs from everyone ;) She's doing good today - even picked some strawberries. (She's not allowed in the strawberries). :rolleyes:
    It is hard to see them decline. :( We do try to make every day we have with her a good one though. :)
     
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    :( I am so sorry to hear about Gipsy. She and you will definitley be in my thoughts. I am glad that she had a good day today. (((hugs)))
     
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    I'm sorry :(. It is hard when age starts catching up with them. I'm glad that she seems in good spirits and that she has your family to love her.
     
  19. Baxter'smybaby

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    Oh Gipsy--sending you lots of vibes--enjoy each day. It is really tough seeing them age--but it sounds like she is still enjoying life, and that is good news. :)
     
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    ((((((((HUGS))))))))) And I hope she gets all the strawberries she wants <3
     

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