Saturday, December 7, 2013


So I wanted to give you an update on my Tanky boy. He was sedated and had his x-rays yesterday. What they thought might be a node on his leg was actually his kneecap. It is completely out of alignment.....and kind of over to the side. Hence the reason for all his pain. Luckily no ACL tear....but I'm afraid if he doesn't have surgery soon to correct it that might happen too. We are looking to schedule his surgery, kind of pricey....about 1500.00, but if he feels better than it will all be worth it. The biggest problem right now is finding a doc that can get the surgery scheduled. The surgeon that comes to my vet probably won't be available till January, so I'm taking him to see the vet that took care of Murray and BLD. We'll see how it all pans out. For now he's on Rimadyl , it really takes the edge off the pain....but I don't want him on that forever.Thanks to all of you for your kind words......


  1. Good luck in finding a surgeon. We sincerely hope it works out. Our paws are crossed.
    Have a super Saturday.
    Best wishes Molly

    1. All of Tanks brothers and sisters paws are crossed too!!! Have a wonderful day, Molly!!!

  2. Tank is lucky to have a mom that is willing to do whatever it takes to make him comfy. I'm really glad to hear it isn't more serious than what it is.

    Extra treats for the Tank are in store!


  3. So glad to hear it is something that can be fixed!


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  5. Hi, is Tank all better? I read about the nausea and the Christmas, but I wasn't sure about the surgery. Does that mean since he has the bandages that it's successful?