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Thoughts and prayers, please?

Hope spit up again and then once I got her up just stood in the dining room and poo and pee just seemed to come out of her. No squatting or effort. The poo was not diarrhea, just her usual loose-ish stuff.

She peed first on her pad and it was a HUGE amount and clear as water.

She is just shaking and whimpering.

I gave her some liquid pepto and she has not spit up again but the whimpering is pitiful. She also was sort of drooling. This worried me but he indicated they can do that with nausea.

He wants to talk with me tomorrow (get to call in to work to say I'll not be in. again.). He think she needs a specialist. He is concerned with her liver and other things he said we could talk about then. I did wake him up at 1:45 a.m. after all.

Of course I am worried and nervous. I think I am shaking as much as her.
 

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hi karen so sorry to hear little hope is back with the stomach problem i keep hopeing the vet will finnally put his finger on the right spot and fix her litle self all up i know your worried so i want you to know were all here with you praying for our little hope
 

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Poor little girl. I hope there's nothing serious and she will get better soon. Will keep her in my prayer. Hugs for you and Hope.
 

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Back home already!
Thank goodness this place is close and tonight we were the only other people there.

Got us right in and doc was same doc she saw a few weeks ago which I thought was helpful. The sound she was making is from not feeling good, he says. She has a slight temperature. Lungs and heart great.

He gave her 2 injections. Pepcid to calm her tummy and an anti-vomiting drug although she just threw up twice and a small amount.

She already acts better. Slept on the ride home and wagged her tail at my husband and Ruby when she saw them and now really just wants to go back to bed.

Will follow up with vet tomorrow and make further plans.

Thanks so very much for the thoughts and prayers. She and I are both calmer now that we are safely home.
 

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Hope you start feeling better and stop worrying your mama! You and Hope are in our thoughs and prayers. I do hope she gets to feeling better today! Poor sweet little girl.
 

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What a terrifying night you have had. I'm glad you are home and hoping that you are resting.

I agree with your vet and think a specialist might be in order! Not sure where to point you and hopefully your vet will have a recommendation. Maybe K-State?

Brody had a vision problem over a year ago and we were referred to an eye hospital in Overland Park. (Excellent place by the way). Pretty close to Oak Park Mall. They also had other specialists in the same practice (neurologist, etc.). I didn't pay attention to the other vets there since we were just working with our specialist but I know that they were there and available. Sometimes a specialist is the best thing to do in a tough situation. It worked out great for Brody, even though he is blind in one eye. (A birth anomaly).

We made the trip up there every 2 weeks for several months, then it went to every 3 weeks and then monthly and now he is considered 'cured'. It was a 3 hour drive (one way) so it dominated our lives for awhile, but he was worth it. A recurrent problem is best solved by a specialist in my opinion!
 

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:( I'm sorry you guys had a rough night. I really hope you can get to the bottom of her problems with seeing a specialist. So frustrating I'm sure...
 

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Thinking of you and Hope and sending (((hugs)))

Wishing for a speedy recovery and that its not anything serious

Deme x
 

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Sending our thoughts and prayers to your little Angel. I know how stressful it is when your babies are sick. :( Thinking about you all.
 

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Poor little Hope, and poor worried mom.. You are both in my prayers.
I totally agree with Tracy and the vet, sounds like a specialist is in order to get to the bottom of Hope's tummy issues..Blessings, Deb
 

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I am so sorry (((((HUGS))))) and prayers that is nothing serious. Please keep us posted. Has she ever had bile acid test done to check her liver?
 

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O I just saw this. Im sorry, how frightening. Sending good thoughts to wee Hope that youre able to get to the bottom of her troubles soon and get her on the mend. How draining this must be for you both!
How is she this morning? Are you seeing your regular vet today as well?
Keep us posted on her progress :)
 

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Just now seeing this and I am so very sorry. There is nothing more frightening than our babies being so very sick. I pray for the best for both of you. Don't give up hope, whatever you do. The vet didn't think Ernie would live through the night but I just knew he had to, and I guess he has a strong constitution. Hang in there. (((((hugs))))
 

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So sorry to hear that Hope in continuing to have tummy problems. Sending best wishes and prayers for a speedy resolution to the mystery. A specialist sounds like what she needs right now.
 

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Vet visit at 11:15 Central Time today. Doctor has 2 surgeries this morning and then can see her.

Both slept in since we really went to bed 4-ish this morning.

She got a bit to eat since I knew hat they would ask if she would eat. Pumpkin and chicken. Ate well. Had the BEST stool I have seen yet from her and she peed normally. Sometimes we get great stools (for which I get excited) followed the yellow mucous so fingers crossed.

NOT running around with her sister but not lethargic. Sleepy. Curled up in a little bed I have for them in the great room.

We will see what he says. Liver was something he mentioned. She does not have liver shunt symptoms but I am certain she will get checked for that. Her complete bloodwork makes her look picture perfect. Her exams the same. She has several doctors "baffled" (their word).

Saturday was the first time that she has thrown/spit up. We have had soft stools with her from the start and then the yellow mucous but the vomit is new. Thank goodness it is not more than spit up like (versus something violent) and a small amount.

Will be eager to hear what he says and where we are recommended to go and who to see since this is so random and vague.

Have I mentioned that I just want her well? Thanks so much for all of your sweet comments and concern. I appreciate it and will update anything I know later.
 

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Gosh I am so sorry you are going through all of this. I know you must just be desperate to figure out what the heck is going on. Have you tried talking to her breeder to see if any other puppies in the litter have issues?
 

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Just now seeing this! How very scary for you! Bless her heart and yours! Will absolutely have her in my prayers!
 
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