my buddy keeps nudging his bowl, whines, then barks? - Page 13 - Golden Retrievers : Golden Retriever Dog Forums
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #121 of 159 (permalink) Old 12-10-2012, 10:30 PM
Preeminent Member

 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Texas
Posts: 16,602
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 16 Post(s)
Images: 64
Thanks: 649
Thanked 5,406 Times in 3,012 Posts
Cameron that is a beautiful picture of your boy. I'm so glad he is in a good place and getting the care he needs.

"To my mind, I hold that the more helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of man."
"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."
Mahatma Gandhi

Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas
mylissyk is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to mylissyk For This Useful Post:
Karen519 (12-11-2012)
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #122 of 159 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 12:25 AM
I miss my Buddy
 
Buddy's mom forever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 10,865
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Thanks: 11,582
Thanked 11,960 Times in 5,951 Posts
Those pictures you posted are great, thanks for sharing. Hugs to sweet Buddy.


9 & half short years in my life but forever in my heart http://www.goldenretrieverforum.com/...-my-buddy.html
"He took my heart and ran with it, and I hope he's running still, fast and strong, a piece of my heart bound up with his forever" - Patricia McConnell

Charlie could watch birds for hours and I could watch Charlie for hours too http://www.goldenretrieverforum.com/...n-morning.html
Buddy's mom forever is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to Buddy's mom forever For This Useful Post:
Karen519 (12-11-2012)
post #123 of 159 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 07:16 PM
Dog Lover

 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Woodridge, Illinois
Posts: 40,709
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 55 Post(s)
Thanks: 49,688
Thanked 15,409 Times in 11,334 Posts
Buddy

Quote:
Originally Posted by cameron View Post


he reminds me of an old man

i'm thankful that he is still here, and without the tramadol, i don't think he'd even be around anymore. he gets so much love, and he's in a good place where he's been at. whenever my brother leaves the house, he still has the other female retriever Lea who is there with him. when my car gets fixed i'm going to try to take some videos.
Buddy looks so beautiful and I am SO HAPPY for him that he has Lea and that your brother is taking such loving care of him!! It would be great if you can take videos some time, or pics are just fine, too. Your love for Buddy is SO SPECIAL and I know he feels it!!

Tucker, Tonka, and Karen

SNOBEAR at the Bridge
Dec. 23, 1999-March 27, 2010


SMOOCH at the Bridge.
Feb. 14, 1999-Dec. 7, 2010
Karen519 is offline  
post #124 of 159 (permalink) Old 12-15-2012, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Boston
Posts: 43
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 29
Thanked 39 Times in 29 Posts
well im kind of stuck right now about something, my brother texted me just now to tell me "i think buddy is messed up", i said what happend and he says "i had him groomed and he can't move".

im absolutely furious right now, for one i have no clue why he would just "drop" this dog off being the condition he is in and that he has a tumor on his testicle and some mass near his tummy/liver! all i keep thinking is the groomer didn't know this and probably applied pressure there.. oh god im feeling sad

im waiting for him to tell me when i can go see him . i told him to give him an extra half tramadol if he seems like hes in a load of pain. i just don't get why why why he says he loves him but forgets the most obvious!
cameron is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to cameron For This Useful Post:
Karen519 (12-18-2012)
post #125 of 159 (permalink) Old 12-18-2012, 10:30 AM
Dog Lover

 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Woodridge, Illinois
Posts: 40,709
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 55 Post(s)
Thanks: 49,688
Thanked 15,409 Times in 11,334 Posts
Buddy

Oh, please, Let us know how BUDDY is!

Tucker, Tonka, and Karen

SNOBEAR at the Bridge
Dec. 23, 1999-March 27, 2010


SMOOCH at the Bridge.
Feb. 14, 1999-Dec. 7, 2010
Karen519 is offline  
post #126 of 159 (permalink) Old 12-29-2012, 05:06 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Boston
Posts: 43
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 29
Thanked 39 Times in 29 Posts
been very busy with holidays. i like updating this because the thread has almost turned into a journal of my doggys health lol.

he was messed up from a groomer last week. after his er visit, the ultrasound confirmed that he had no internal bleeding which was great news. they did his blood work and faxed it to my local vet. my brother has been in contact with them and i should be seeing him tomorrow to hear if anything changed. they said something about kidney something is 25 percent and should be 35 percent, or maybe they said in reverse he told me a couple days ago.

he seems to function the same now, his muscles were just very sore. all i could think was the groomer was mean to him or something. bud's 15 years old he has to be taken care of!

he hasn't been displaying any signs of additional pain. on xmas eve i guess he ran out of medication and nobody had done anything about it so i bought some human tramadol off the street for him and got him a refill the next day. he was walking around and like, his back legs were misaligned. he couldn't walk straight.. all i could think was oh my god hes in withdrawal. we had the food out on the table and everyone keeps saying "oh he is such a good dog, hes not begging for food.".. i clearly could tell something was wrong because he was NOT at the table as he always was. he was just laying on the floor eyes wide open and kept shifting positions.

i feel he is growing tolerant to the medication. within the next few weeks i want to have another follow-up exam done at the regular vet and see if anything new has came up. i still do need to find out about the recent blood work that was drawn at the ER.
cameron is offline  
post #127 of 159 (permalink) Old 12-29-2012, 05:32 PM
Dog Lover

 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Woodridge, Illinois
Posts: 40,709
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 55 Post(s)
Thanks: 49,688
Thanked 15,409 Times in 11,334 Posts
Cameron

Cameron

Thanks for the update on Buddy. What happened to him at the Groomer?
I would never buy any drugs off the street. Always get them from his vet.

Tucker, Tonka, and Karen

SNOBEAR at the Bridge
Dec. 23, 1999-March 27, 2010


SMOOCH at the Bridge.
Feb. 14, 1999-Dec. 7, 2010
Karen519 is offline  
post #128 of 159 (permalink) Old 12-30-2012, 01:07 AM
I miss my Buddy
 
Buddy's mom forever's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 10,865
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Thanks: 11,582
Thanked 11,960 Times in 5,951 Posts
Sending hugs and prayers for sweet Buddy.


9 & half short years in my life but forever in my heart http://www.goldenretrieverforum.com/...-my-buddy.html
"He took my heart and ran with it, and I hope he's running still, fast and strong, a piece of my heart bound up with his forever" - Patricia McConnell

Charlie could watch birds for hours and I could watch Charlie for hours too http://www.goldenretrieverforum.com/...n-morning.html
Buddy's mom forever is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to Buddy's mom forever For This Useful Post:
Karen519 (01-01-2013)
post #129 of 159 (permalink) Old 01-06-2013, 04:18 PM
Dog Lover

 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Woodridge, Illinois
Posts: 40,709
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 55 Post(s)
Thanks: 49,688
Thanked 15,409 Times in 11,334 Posts
Buddy

Praying that Buddy and you, Cameron, are doing good.

Tucker, Tonka, and Karen

SNOBEAR at the Bridge
Dec. 23, 1999-March 27, 2010


SMOOCH at the Bridge.
Feb. 14, 1999-Dec. 7, 2010
Karen519 is offline  
post #130 of 159 (permalink) Old 01-16-2013, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Boston
Posts: 43
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 29
Thanked 39 Times in 29 Posts
well... since the start of this thread, buddy was originally abour 70 pounds. we brought him in to the vet yesterday because his weight has been dropping so rapidly.. he is now 60lbs.

his condition has not seemed to have phased him mentally, but the vet said that the renal failure is taking control. he was talking about some level being at 67, and that he will eventually start vomitting more often and sleeping. the next stage after that is he'd experience seizures then eventually slip into a coma and die.

it was really hard to hear this, but at this point he's made is to 15 years old. i can't believe hes been around this long to begin with! i really wish i knew where his kids were so I could buy one after he goes because they'd look just like him

i'm going to get some more azodyl overnighted and just hope for the best. like i said it doesn't seem to even phase buddy, he's still wagging his tail and walking around.

its so hard to know he's going to go soon. the vet didn't give us an eta either.. i will take some photos of him before and after when i get the chance, you can definiately see the weight loss
cameron is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Golden Retrievers : Golden Retriever Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome