Steve is officially injured :(

Discussion in 'Dogs - General Dog Chat' started by elegy, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. elegy

    elegy overdogged

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    His right iliopsoas (groin) again, the same one as two years ago. Rehab that time took five months. I am just absolutely devastated. He is such a good dog, and such an active dog, and now our summer is crate rest and five minute leash walks and rehab exercises instead of hiking and swimming and frisbee and agility and flyball.

    I am just sick about this. He's as fit as I can make him. I am so scared that it's going to keep happening again and again and again.
     
  2. MafiaPrincess

    MafiaPrincess Obvious trollsare Obvious

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    I am so so sorry hun. You have done everything you could to try to make and keep him sound. Smudge is the soundest he's been in five years.. and is only sound now from my sheer dumb luck.
     
  3. smkie

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    Vibes for a speedy heal. Victor has re hurt his carpel injury several times which is nothing in comparison but it does make me feel for the no fun, no play, worry worry that comes with it. THe last time he was only down a couple weeks. Last summer was a complete bust. He says to send his well wishes too. No active good boy should be down during the fun in the sun months.
     
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    Sending good vibes! So sorry to hear the bad news.
     
  5. Shai

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    Ugh :( :( :(
     
  6. Paige

    Paige Let it be

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    Poor Steve and poor you. He's lucky he has a mama who cares so much though.
     
  7. MandyPug

    MandyPug Sport Model Pug

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    I'm sending get better vibes! It's always hard when they are hurting :(

    On a side note I've thought you were a guy since... forever.
     
  9. Renee750il

    Renee750il Felurian

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    Aw, poor Steve! I would say he can't catch a break, but that's not true -- he has you :)
     
  10. sillysally

    sillysally Obey the Toad.

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    Ugh, I'm sorry--poor Steve and poor you! Sending healing vibes for Steve and sanity vibes for you....
     
  11. Moth

    Moth Mild and Slightly Nutty

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    Poor Steve :(

    Sending healing vibes for a quick recovery...cause crate rest sucks!
     
  12. Renee750il

    Renee750il Felurian

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    I wonder if swimming would be good therapy for him?
     
  13. CharlieDog

    CharlieDog Rude and Not Ginger

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    I'm sorry :( I hope it's a faster recovery time this time!
     
  14. elegy

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    No. The motion with the rear leg is too uncontrolled. I asked last time around.
     
  15. Beanie

    Beanie Clicker Cult Coordinator

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    Well that really blows. Poor Steve and poor you. Ugh.
    This could mean less stress between him and the Bean though... until Bean is older and Steve may find him more tolerable? Looking for a bright side.
     
  16. mrose_s

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    That sucks.
    I can't imagine putting a dog like him on crate rest.
    Get well soon Steve and be nice to your Mum.
     
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    Ugh!!! That totally sucks. I can't imagine crate rest with an active dog like that, lots of kongs I guess! Crossing fingers for a speedy recovery!
     
  18. RD

    RD Are you dead yet?

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    Oh, Steven.... :( So sorry Elegy.
     
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    Lots of good vibes going your way.
     
  20. JacksonsMom

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    Ugh, that's terrible news. So sorry to hear. *hugs* to you and Steve. Get well soon buddy!
     

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