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Dragging hind leg

Discussion in 'General Health' started by k9kreationz, Apr 4, 2017.

  1. Cindy

    Cindy Forums Enthusiast

    I hope Easter brings good things for you and Koji!
     
  2. k9kreationz

    k9kreationz Premium Member

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    Koji update.

    The vet said there was some good things/improvements, but overall, he's still not 100%. We are supposed to introduce "walking" back slowly and see how it goes. So, walk tonight, see how he is the next couple of days. If he's okay, walk a bit more, see how he does. If he doesn't do well after a walk and he's worse off, then we need to call the vet. At that point, the vet said we'd have to make a decision.....how is his quality of life if he can't walk a ton or what not assuming he's not in pain? Do I want to do a CT/MRI? It might only tell me what is wrong, but wont' fix anything (and is expensive). After that, if they can fix it with surgery, do I want to do that? Ugh!

    I guess a little more time will tell. Even the trip to the vet, it seemed his legs were a bit weak. Granted, he's been crated for 2 weeks, so that could have something to do with it.

    Sigh. I'm scared that this might be his life. Don't get me wrong, he's got a cushy life, but still. :(
     
  3. k9kreationz

    k9kreationz Premium Member

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    Quick update. He's doing a lot better. Trying to keep him from jumping off anything is not easy! I have been taking him for longer walks and he seems to be getting better with time. He's still not 100%, but better than when we went to the vet last week. Fingers crossed he continues to get better.
     
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  4. Cara Sandler

    Cara Sandler Forums Enthusiast

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    YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So happy to hear that he's improving :)
     
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  5. Cindy

    Cindy Forums Enthusiast

    Glad to hear of positive progress and hoping for more good news!
     

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