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How fast to the vet? SAD UPDATE post 12

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  • #21
    I am so sorry for your loss.


    • #22
      2tempe, I am so sorry. I know that hole you spoke of...


      • #23
        Oh, 2tempe, I'm so, so sorry for your loss.


        • #24
          Sorry to hear this ... {hugs} to you and snuggle with one of your critters


          • #25
            Wow, I am so sad to hear this. Very, very sorry for your loss. I agree with everyone else about it being the right decision.


            • #26
              So sorry for your loss. That emptiness is awful.


              • #27
                Massive hugs from VA - so sorry.
                stained glass groupie


                • #28
                  My heart breaks for you and your family. Every dog, heck every animal, should be so lucky to have a kind, caring, and compassionate owner as you. You were completely selfless, and did what was best for your dog.

                  Many, many *hugs* to you, and lots of love.
                  RIP my beautiful Lola, ????–August 29, 2014


                  • #29
                    Im so sorry If it indeed was IMHA, it can be a very expensive disease to treat with multiple blood transfusions often required. Im sure it was a hard decision, but your pup is comfortable now ;( Im very sorry for your loss.


                    • #30
                      Originally posted by BigBayHanoMare View Post
                      My heart breaks for you and your family. Every dog, heck every animal, should be so lucky to have a kind, caring, and compassionate owner as you. You were completely selfless, and did what was best for your dog.

                      Many, many *hugs* to you, and lots of love.
                      Echoing this beautifully written sentiment and sending more hugs.
                      Proud owner of a Slaughter-Bound TB from a feedlot, and her surprise baby...!


                      • #31
                        I am so sorry. I lost a 5 year old to cancer in march and that really sucks. It is such a hard decision for you and I'm sorry you had to make it. Hugs.


                        • Original Poster

                          Originally posted by SquishTheBunny View Post
                          Im so sorry If it indeed was IMHA, it can be a very expensive disease to treat with multiple blood transfusions often required. Im sure it was a hard decision, but your pup is comfortable now ;( Im very sorry for your loss.
                          Squish (love that name!!) Yes it was IMHA; there were not only the transfusions, but a shocking number of drugs; some to shut down the immune situation, some to try and prevent the clots, on and on. And even allowing for all that, his prognosis was "guarded".
                          Thanks to everyone for all the support!
                          We don't get less brave; we get a bigger sense of self-preservation........


                          • #33
                            I'm so sorry. (hugs)
                            A good horseman doesn't have to tell anyone...the horse already knows.

                            Might be a reason, never an excuse...


                            • #34
                              What an absolute shock. I am so sorry. I am sure you did not see this coming after he skipped breakfast... So sad.
                              "Kindness is free" ~ Eurofoal
                              The CoTH CYA - please consult w/your veterinarian under any and all circumstances.


                              • #35
                                Dogs are so stoic that a diagnosis is often not made until it's really too late. I'm glad you were able to make that decision. It is our final gift to them. So sorry for your loss.
                                ~Kryswyn~ Always look on the bright side of life, de doo, de doo de doo de doo
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                                "Life is merrier with a terrier!"


                                • #36
                                  More hugs!


                                  • #37
                                    Jingles for your heart.


                                    Its never easy......


                                    • #38
                                      I';m so sorry. (((hugs)))
                                      Flip a coin. It's not what side lands that matters, but what side you were hoping for when the coin was still in the air.

                                      You call it boxed wine. I call it carboardeaux.


                                      • #39
                                        Many {{{{{{{ HUGS }}}}}}} to you for doing the loving thing for your boy. I'm so sorry for your loss.


                                        • #40
                                          Oh 2tempe, I am so very, very sorry...you're a good pet parent.

                                          "IT'S NOT THE MOUNTAIN WE CONQUER, BUT OURSELVES." SIR EDMUND HILLARYMember of the "Someone Special To Me Serves In The Military" Clique