Crystal is doing good

Just a quick caution. My dog blog is our daily journey that helps me remember the good, the bad, the happy and the sad. Yesterday when we went to see Crystal after her surgery, I snapped a few photos with my phone. We thought the incision area looked really good, but I also recognize that many people are not crazy about pictures of incisions and bruising.

So, if you don’t want to look any further, just let me tell you that she stood up with support, she ate some dinner and drank some water. Karen and I were so encouraged.

You go girlfriend! As soon as the stores open, I’ll be off to by some comfort items for her.

Crystal resting peacefully   

We got to the vet clinic about 4.5 hours after the surgery. I have to start by saying that I love, love, love our vet clinic, our vet techs and our doc. I don’t know what we would do without them.

Crystal was as happy to see us as anyone could be on lots of happy drugs.

The First Stand  

With a little support and a lot of help getting up, she was able to stand. She has her head buried in between Karen’s legs.

A snack   

One of the things that we evaluated before we decided to do the surgery was her appetite. This tiny little girl eats like a line backer all of the time. She was ready for dinner.

A little drink   

And of course, she needed a little water to wash the small can of dog food down.

There considered an entire list of things before we said yes to the surgery. Crystal was a solid 10 in all areas. She has a high spirit, she’s happy, she’s spunky, she eats like a horse and she’s very pick-up-able.

Karen visited her at about 3:30 this morning and she had done pretty well during the night. She ate a little more, she got up.

We are not out of the woods yet and we know that. Bad things can still happen, but we are feeling pretty encouraged right now.

4 Replies to “Crystal is doing good”

  1. Crystal is amazing!! When Beryl had a dental a couple of months ago, with 2 teeth removed, I thought she was going to die the whole first night I bought her home. So pleased everything has gone so well for Crystal so far. Here’s hoping it stays that way!

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