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i feel so bad for my little girl. the 13th she got her rabies vax and she got a lump from it where the vaccine was put. then it started to bruise a little so i had the vet look at it while i was there for her poor knees and it must be real tender so she cried when he touched it, well today (1 day since the vet's visit) the bruising has gone away and the lump itself has started to flatten but it must bother the he!! out of her cause hse has been licking and chewing it. so now she has opened it up a little. i've been putting ointment on it so it ont' get infected. the vet is supposed to call me tomorrow to tel me what the orthopedic sugeon says about her knees so i'll ask him if there is anything else i should be doing for it. i just feel so bad for her. :cry: :cry: :cry:
 

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Love and a big hug for the "Countess"! Let us know what the Doc says about her knees? is she having a "Patella" problem? Dont ya just hate it when the Babies are feeling well?? :( :)
 

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sjc said:
Love and a big hug for the "Countess"! Let us know what the Doc says about her knees? is she having a "Patella" problem? Dont ya just hate it when the Babies are feeling well?? :( :)
her knees click, they don't lock up and they don't seem to bother her but you can her them, it's like when you crack your knuckles but not as loud. my vet said the right one is worse it scored a 4 out of a 4 (4 being the worst) and the left one scored a 1 1/2 out of a 4. i'll hear back today and i will update everyone.
 

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OMG, poor little Chiwi! Pablo and I are sending you rays of sunshine from Florida, and the biggest hugs and kisses to you and Little Chiwi. When do you think you will hear from the vet? Soon I hope. Please let us know as soon as you hear something! When did youu notice the problem with her knees? Poor, Poor baby! We're thinking of you guys!!!! But I just know everything will be ok! :wink:
-Love,
Carrie
 

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I asked my vet to check for pattella on Lady what is this score thing? all he did was wiggle her legs and bend and flex them and said they were fine :?
 

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exactly same here :D :D

i think they can feel if it's ok ......and when it's not ok they run a test to see how wrong they are ........with the point system .......

kisses nat
 

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Poor Chiwi! I hope her knees won't be a big problem. Cooper sends a kiss! Let us know what her specialist tells you. I'm sending thoughts and prayers your way! :wave:
 

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I asked my vet to check for pattella on Lady what is this score thing? all he did was wiggle her legs and bend and flex them and said they were fine :?
well the score thing is like how you measure soemthing 0 being nothing and 4 being the absolute worse (not sure how many vets use this, some may even use their own, i know spca uses it in some places to scale the animals over all condition and it helps them to decide whether they take the animal on the spot) when i brought her in for her new puppy exam he did the same check that they always do, bend, flex ect. but didn't see anything. i think at that age it is too soon to tell, but for it to get so bad in the 2 months i've ahd her. i dont' know i have a bunch of questions for the vet, things that i didn't think to ask at the time cause it came out of nowhere and as a shock almost.

i noticed the clicking last week when she was climbing on my chest. her knees don't lock or anything just click. so when i took her to the vet he found each knee cap between 2 finger and was able to really move the right one left to right, up and down and even around. the left knee wasn't as dramatic and says he don't see that one giving her too many problems but the right one is bad. if i dont' hear back from him i'll call around 4ish (the least busy times over there on a wednesday)
 

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Awwww poor little Chiwi! How is she doing today? *hugs*
her sore is looking better. i am putting the cream on twice a day and since yesterday it's made a great improvement. as for her knees go she doesn't act like they bother her at all....


she's milking it though i'll tell you that! sleeping on my shoulder and jsut being a cuddle bug.
 
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