Chester had his front left leg amputated today, at Aurora Animal Clinic. Last Friday, he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, aka bone cancer. He had been getting increasingly lame for a couple of weeks, and at first we thought it was a sprain. X-rays showed the … Continue readingChester TriPaw
Sigh. Tuesday morning I heard a ruckus in the dog yard. I went out and saw that Magic, one of our older dogs who was the only dog in the upper yard who lived off of his chain, was in between Rocket and Spike. Rocket … Continue readingMagic Goes Tail-less
Rattle’s Foot two days after amputation.
One of Rattle’s toes was amputated today. He seems happy, despite the fact that he may never be a sled dog again. It turns out that his toe was fractured. Meds for him are cephalexin and rimadyl. We need to keep his foot dry and … Continue readingRattles Lost His Toe