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Re: RE: Re: Need a pet prayer...


Good news Bonnie!!  He's a sweetie and delighted to hear he's on the mend.  We are breathing a collective sigh of relief!
:-D

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan
Sent: 7/14/2004 10:36:30 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: RE: Re: [CHAT] Need a pet prayer...

> Many thanks to all who sent well wishes and sent prayers.  I do believe it
> has made a major difference.  This a.m. when Rayna took Blue to the vet, his
> temp was still 105 F.  They too gave him a quick ice bath and gave him a
> shot of antibiotics and lasiks (sp?).  After an hour his temperature was
> still at 104 F., so they started to suspect a secondary infection.  They
> started a different antibiotic in his IV and within an hour they had his
> temp back to normal.  They did an X-ray and found that his heat stroke had
> lowered his resistance and he has a mild pneumonia.  He'll be sleeping a lot
> for a few days, but with the air working now and the daily meds, the vets
> think he will make a full recovery.
> 
> Our vets are very compassionate, but I've never seen all three of them pitch
> in at the same time before.  I guess Blue's personality makes folks want to
> make over him and care about him.  Otherwise, I'd just say I'm a bit
> prejudice when it comes to Blue.  We've always dog sat him, worked to help
> potty train him, ring train him and generally just enjoy him.  He's about
> the most affectionate, gentle, ugly looking critter (said lovingly) we've
> ever had.  When Rayna moved back in for a couple of years, we had Blue all
> the time and he really wormed his way into our hearts.  I think Blue is
> about 6 years old now and although the average age for a bulldog is 10, we'd
> all sure love to keep him around longer, and not just for the beautiful
> puppies he's sired!  (Oh, and he's a great dad, too.  You should have seen
> him with Kira's and his puppies!)  
> 
> Thanks again to everyone!!!  You are all so special to me!
> 
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
> Of gardenqueen@academicplanet.com
> Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 10:22 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] Need a pet prayer...
> 
> Absolutely!  
> 
> Pam Evans
> Kemp, TX
> zone 8A
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Bonnie Holmes
> Sent: 7/14/2004 8:40:14 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Need a pet prayer...
> 
> > So sorry...hope they are able to do something for him.  B
> > 
> > 
> > > [Original Message]
> > > From: Andrea H <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Date: 7/14/2004 9:22:19 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Need a pet prayer...
> > >
> > > Consider it done Bonnie. I hate to hear that. Let us know how things go
> > > please.
> > > A
> > >
> > > Andrea H
> > > Beaufort, SC
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 8:38 AM
> > > Subject: [CHAT] Need a pet prayer...
> > >
> > >
> > > > Daughter Rayna just took her dog "Blue" to the vet with heat stroke. 
> > (We
> > > > just bred Blue to our Izzie.)  Blue is prone to heat stroke and has
> had
> > > > three in the past.  Her air conditioner went out during the day (very
> > HOT
> > > > yesterday) and when her boyfriend came in found him in terrible shape.
> 
> > He
> > > > covered him with wet towels and dumped ice all around him to quickly
> > bring
> > > > down his temperature, but he is not breathing right.  He has three
> vets
> > > > working on him this morning and we would certainly appreciate any
> > prayers
> > > > said on his behalf.  Blue is a great friend and since Rayna may never
> be
> > > > able to have children, a child substitute for her.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks and blessings
> > > > Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> > > >
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