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Old 06-19-2012, 07:43 PM
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Another update:

We finally got all the quotes and it's not looking good!

We have to drive 8 hours to see a specialist and spend $2300.00 JUST to find out what's going on with his liver.

Our vet here thinks it's a shunt and if that's what it is the surgery is 5500.00+ to fix it.

We have NO idea what to do...It's so hard!!

We have to do something soon here because he's getting very skinny!! Even tho he still acts and plays like hes fine.
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Old 06-19-2012, 07:47 PM
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I have no advice or experience with this but I'm sending good vibes and thoughts your way.

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(((((HUGE HUGS))))) I know it's not an easy decision to make. =< Good luck with whatever road you decide to go down.
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Old 06-19-2012, 08:14 PM
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((((((HUGGIES)))))) thats not an easy decision to make, but whatever you decided you have my full support.

Whats the sucess rate for the shunt surgery?
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Have they given you any other alternatives?
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Old 06-19-2012, 09:09 PM
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Would they do an exploratory without the diagnostics beforehand? (if surgery is an option, that is)
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((((HUGS)))) I'm so sorry that you are having to go through this
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I'm so sorry. I hope you can come on some answers that will be workable. Liver disease sucks. I've had three dogs with it. Two old, one only 4. Sending loads of vibes.
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I'm sorry that really sucks.
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