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Old November 18th, 2009, 05:31 PM
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update on Peanut

She is doing well. So well in fact that the vet conceded she may have read swollen lymph nodes in the xray rather than a tumor. So we withheld her pain meds just to see. I went home today at lunch to check on her and she was happy to see me but on the bed shaking. So I gave her a pain pill. Looks like the vet read it right and we are back to waiting.
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Old November 18th, 2009, 07:25 PM
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At least the pain meds work well for Peanut. If nothing else, you give her the gift of quality of life
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Old November 18th, 2009, 08:38 PM
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I am so sorry to hear about Peanut. I wasn't up on her story so I went back and read up to date. My dog, Lodi, had to be pts on November 4th. She had a mast cell tumor in her groin area, Grade III. She did very well for a long time then in a matter of two days she got very ill. Lodi was also on pain pills but they didn't dope her up, so I gave them to her 3-4 times a day toward the end.
When she was first diagnosed I also wanted to know what to expect and when she was going to die but no one can predict the future. Just take it one day at a time with your girl, don't read bad omens into everything you see but do be aware of drastic changes. Love her, spoil her and enjoy every minute you have.
I know everyone keeps saying that you will know when it is time and I was desperately afraid that I wouldn't know. But you will - you just have to admit it to yourself that it is time. And if you need advice, come ask here - they helped me so much when I thought I didn't know.
If you would like to know Lodi's complete story, I would be happy to share it with you. Take care and give your doggie lots of hugs!
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