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Discussion: So beautiful!

in: Bash; Bash > 2016-10-10

Oct 11, 2016 6:12 PM # 
Oct 11, 2016 7:21 PM # 
AdventureDog does have the best adventures :)
Oct 12, 2016 1:39 AM # 
AdventureDog has a good time! He suffers from severe FOMO if he's left behind. Today he took a pile of clean laundry and scattered it around the living room.

A-Dog is confused about poor BazingaDog being left at home all the time. B-Dog is now 5 weeks post-surgery with 7 weeks remaining until he is expected to have doctor's permission to run. He still manages to gallop a few steps several times a day, in spite of our best efforts. Next week he gets his 6-week post-surgical X-ray, which is as important as whether the groundhog sees his shadow in February. If the X-ray looks good, he may be back in action a little sooner!
Oct 12, 2016 3:40 AM # 
Hope the x-ray will look good!!!!
Oct 12, 2016 9:10 AM # 
Singers crossed B-Dog is ready to run when the snow flies !!
Oct 13, 2016 7:00 PM # 
Carbon's Offset:
Good to hear that B-Dog has made it through 5 weeks so far. I'm sure the first few weeks were the most vulnerable and nerve-wracking.
Oct 13, 2016 7:13 PM # 
True, he is still not allowed to run, jump or "play rough" until Dec. 1 but I have to believe that the plates, screws and Kevlar cord in his little knee are fairly solid by now. He has graduated to a 25-minute daily walk on leash now, plus various physio exercises. We're supposed to build an indoor obstacle course to make him lift his feet, and set up a ramp so he can walk on a slope. I'm just taking him into the woods to bushwhack a bit. The hills are already there and I aim for logs and branches that he has to step over.

There were a few tense moments when we saw squirrels and deer today. Holding him back takes both hands on the leash and all my body weight leaning back in waterski position. That's why we can't ask anyone else to care for him during his recovery. He's good 99% of the time, then he explodes with impressive power. Unfortunately, he got excited about a turkey vulture that was circling us for some reason, and I couldn't stop him from dancing on his hind legs, which is strictly verboten!

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