Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

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Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby Lunchbucket » Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:17 pm

Well "monkey bread" (what we nicknamed him) either stretched or tore his ACL. Started as a tippy toe weight bear then saw vet and gave deramax and 2wks rest. Did that and went to SAR 2 wks later and came up lame the 2nd day. Little to no weight bearing on it. Our local vet has Dr. Merkly come in to consult on special cases. Dr Merkly worked at ISU for some time and has touched more knees than I've probably seen in my life.

He is doing Emmett's TPLO surgery on Friday @ 7:45. We can get Emmett on saturday sometime.

I need to get pet insurance on these two!! A three toed pittie (Eve) and an ACL dog w/ in about 4months :) Drain my pocket book. I love them and would do anything for them. Since they are Search and Rescue dogs I should probably get into more stuff w/ SAR than an "average" dog I better get some insurance.

Friday AM please remember to say a little extra doggie prayer for Emmett to get through a-ok and a BIG prayer for me and my wife to be able to keep him from hurting himself after his surgery...he's a crazy wild monkey!!

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby mtlu » Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:39 pm

Hope all goes well with Emmett's surgery and that he has a smooth and quiet recovery – it sounds like he will be in good hands. :)

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby Misskiwi67 » Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:55 pm

Good Luck!!! I'd tell you to tell Dr. Merkley I say hi, but I doubt he'd remember me anyway...

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby KittyNyanNyan » Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:06 am

Good luck!

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby spammie » Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:51 am

Wishing Emmett a complete and speedy recovery.

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby jamielvsaustin » Wed Jul 28, 2010 8:13 am

Best wishes/thoughts sent! (and will be sent again on Friday)

Give that little monkey a kiss...and one for Eve too.

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby elegy » Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:23 am

sending plenty of good thoughts for a successful surgery and a smooth recovery!

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Postby Red Chrome » Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:25 am

Sending good thoughts and prayers for Emmett!!! ACLs are no fun at all.

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby Lunchbucket » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:19 pm

Red Chrome wrote:Sending good thoughts and prayers for Emmett!!! ACLs are no fun at all.


Thank you all! I'm sure it will go well but is gonna be a long road

I've done an ACL myself its not fun

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby HappyPuppy » Wed Jul 28, 2010 4:56 pm

Best of luck with that!!! Sorry to hear the Mr. Emmett broke himself! :sad:

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Postby julie64 » Thu Jul 29, 2010 5:46 pm

Lots of good thoughts coming to Emmett. I know his beautiful sister will take great care of him. :)

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby dogs4jen » Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:13 pm

Sending Emmett best wishes for a speedy recovery, so he doesn't drive you too nuts! I don't envy you trying to keep a boxer quiet so he can recover from surgery.

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby madremissy » Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:14 pm

Sending your Emmett some good thoughts for tomorrow.

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby NorCalRose » Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:44 pm

Sending healing vibes your way. It's never too late for Pet Ins. Just got it yesterday for our three. One incident would cost more than insurance for one year on all three.

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Re: Emmett has TPLO surgery on Friday July 30th

Postby Lunchbucket » Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:48 pm

Thanks everyone. Less than 12hrs away.

Where did you get pet insurance from ???

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