Dog Site - Dog Stuff
Dog Forum | Dog Pictures

Go Back   Chazhound Dog Forum > Dog Discussions and Dog Talk Forums > Dogs - General Dog Chat


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-01-2011, 03:39 PM
Brattina88 Brattina88 is offline
treehugging clicker freak
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: OH
Posts: 12,752
Default Maddie vibes, please? :/

Saturday evening Maddie while I was out, my brother texted me that Maddie had gotten into stuff, and was getting sick.
So I came home, and kept a close eye on her. At first it was just normal vommiting and diahrea... nothing too extreme, and she still had her typical appetite. By Sunday evening, she was extra itchy, and her ears were red and inflammed. I cleaned them, and gave her a benedryl (this is probably what saved us through the weekend) Monday we went to the vet, she was swollen and broke out ALL over... back, belly, legs, head, neck(really bad on her neck) It was just awful
She ate Swheat Scoop cat litter (which is my ferret litter)... which IS digestible and all that, but it is WHEAT based... And Maddie is not supposed to have wheat Apparently, she is not just "sensitive" to grains, but is actually allergic to wheat
She got a benadryl shot (I forget the technical name) and I've been pushing benadryl at home, and her baths.

The worst is over, but she has scabs ALL OVER and she is very itchy & miserable (

Can I have som Get-Well-Soon Vibes, please??? It hurts my heart to see her like this. Her coat was looking so good, too, and now she looks really bad... and you can just tell she doesn't feel well
__________________

Maddie CGC .:. Cocker Spaniel .:. 12 y/o
Bailey CGC .:. Shetland Sheepdog .:. 5 y/o
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-01-2011, 03:41 PM
JessLough JessLough is online now
Love My Mutt <3
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Ontario
Posts: 13,121
Default

Always. My poor Maddie <3 Give her a hug and a kiss from me
__________________
Ella: 2 1/2 year old female ferret
Nacho: ~7 year old male ferret

Goodbye, Rosey. You were the best girl I could have asked for. 10/15/96-03/08/13
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-01-2011, 03:53 PM
smkie's Avatar
smkie smkie is offline
pointer/labrador/terrier
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 54,648
Default

I am so sorry Maddie. Get that nasty stuff out of your system vibes from us and prayes for a speedy heal. Is there anything that would help clean it out of her?
__________________

Go Petie Go Go Who Go!

love comes in many directions with mary


Side by side on the sofa sat three annoyed dogs and one smug cat
and then in came a little white kitten,
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-01-2011, 03:56 PM
Brattina88 Brattina88 is offline
treehugging clicker freak
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: OH
Posts: 12,752
Default

I was trying to brainstorm with the vet, but we didn't come up with much., other than "time". Oh, other than prednisone (which we're avoiding)
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-01-2011, 04:29 PM
joce's Avatar
joce joce is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Ohio
Posts: 4,131
Default

Poor Maddie

Thats not yummy Maddie-why? I hope there were at least some tootsie rolls attached!

Sending good thoughts her way! fourth of July weekend is not a bad one for a dog to be knocked out with benadryl anyway.
__________________


If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain
dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few
persons -James Thurber
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-01-2011, 04:31 PM
Renee750il's Avatar
Renee750il Renee750il is offline
Felurian
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Where the selas blooms
Posts: 94,266
Default

Have you considered a thorough detox? Probiotics, VERY limited diet, lots of water?
__________________
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. ~Buddha

Stupid is the most notoriously incurable and contagious disease known to mankind. If you find yourself in close proximity to someone infected with stupid, walk away as soon as said infection is noted.


There are few things more nauseating than pure obedience. ~ Kvothe

***8206;"silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation."
Rumi
Be a god. Know when to shut up.


Good Kharma Tags
Felurian
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-01-2011, 04:34 PM
Beanie's Avatar
Beanie Beanie is online now
Clicker Cult Coordinator
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Illinois
Posts: 13,191
Default

Poor baby! ((((VIBES))))) that everything will pass through and her skin will settle down quickly.
__________________


Auggie - The Flash RN NAJ MXP MJP CGC
Payton - Sharp Dressed Man NA NAJ CGC
Pepper - Chocolate Swizz-l-icious
& the pest, Georgie - Peach Pudding N Pie NA OAJ
The Sheltiechick Blog
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 07-01-2011, 05:40 PM
JacksonsMom's Avatar
JacksonsMom JacksonsMom is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Maryland
Posts: 7,807
Default

Oh no! Poor Maddie! Sending get well soon vibes!
__________________

Brit & Jackson


Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-01-2011, 06:06 PM
Baxter'smybaby's Avatar
Baxter'smybaby Baxter'smybaby is offline
swimming upstream
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: NY
Posts: 21,976
Default

oh yikes! Poor girl--hope she is feeling better quickly--so glad you had the foresight to give her benadryl!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 07-01-2011, 06:28 PM
Doberluv's Avatar
Doberluv Doberluv is offline
Top Dog
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: western Wa
Posts: 21,907
Default

Awwww...poor girl. Would a soda bath help soothe her? Benadryl is good stuff and yeah, if there are fire crackers going off near you, that should help keep her calmed down. Hopefully, she won't need prednisone. That stuff, while good in so many ways, is also hard on the liver. Vibes being sent that she gets over the itchiness and her scabs heal soon.
__________________
"If you love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." -- Samuel Adams 1776





"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."

Thomas Jefferson
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:46 PM.


1997-2013 Chazhound Dog Site