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I had bloodwork done to check Maddie's kidney values and the vet called tonight to say her levels look good.

Her levels are back down to lower than when she was diagnosed in early June (jrd), with the BUN back in the normal range and creatinine elevated but lower than when we last checked at the end of August. I'm so happy my girl is doing well!

I tried to use this good news to convice Mad that I'm a pretty good mom, but no luck. You see this morning at the park one of my throws of the tennis ball bounced off something and landed somewhere in the woods. In her eyes I think that earned me the title Incompetent Mom. Then I became Mean Mom when I eventually had to call off the search and rescue mission. In my defense it's hard to find a tennis ball in the fall leaves before the sun is fully up, and I did have to get to work. Mad made it clear she thought it was wrong to give up and just leave it behind.

So I'm thrilled that Mad's bloodwork is still looking good, and have a faint hope that the ball will be located on tomorrow's walk, cause I know for sure she's going to look for it.
 

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Glad to hear the bloodwork is back in the green. It is always painful to worry about a sick pup. Sorry to hear about the ball. I hope her nose can find it beneath the leaves.
 

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Great news! Relief! I hope she finds her ball tomorrow too!

My Toby has a knack for finding tennis balls on walks. He thinks they grow in the streets. He must smell them because he can find them in pitch black darkness too. He's been fooled a few times--a horseapple or two, and one day a nice pear from someone's tree. He decided to take the pear home with him before mean mom (me) had to pry it out of his mouth.
 

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Happy she's OK. You need to have MANY balls!
We also have MANY dummies and frisbees but Gunner never forgets if one gets stuck in the tree. (Dad is responsible for this)
 

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I am so glad her numbers came back so good!

Sorry about the tennis ball. Jasmine is the same way as Mad! What looks they can give when you tell them it's time to give up.
 

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That is great news about the bloodwork!! Woohoo way to go Mad!!

I wish my girls were more like Mad when it comes to balls - mine will just drop it anywhere and lose them all the time!
 

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That is just wonderful news about the bloodwork.
 

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GREAT news about the bloodwork! I can't get over how beautiful Mad's face is. It was so nice to see you guys on Sunday.

Hopefully she'll find her ball tomorrow morning!
 

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I am sooooo glad to hear the good news about Mad's counts!!!
I think of you guys so often, wondering how she is doing.
Timber and I are keeping our fingers and paws crossed that these good counts continue:)
 

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So glad to hear about Mad's bloodwork - but naughty mum for losing the ball (that's why i never throw Reeva's i'm useless), hope you find it on your next walk otherwise i feel a very important shopping trip may be necessary
 

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Thanks for your posts. Living with Mad sometimes feels like I'm just waiting for the other shoe to drop, so all good test results are celebrated.

The ball was found, but not by us. I met a fellow dog walker at the beginning of our walk this morning and we headed out to the park together. I mentioned that I thought Mad would be searching for her ball and when he guessed the location that we lost it I correctly guessed that Dakota (6 year old Lab/Golden) had found it. Mad was so happy to have Dakota to play with this morning that ball has been forgotten, so all turned out well.
 
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