Douglas is home!!

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Douglas is home!!

Post by Pauline in Brighton » 03 Jun 2015, 19:45

Hello all,
I am very pleased to report that Douglas came home from hospital today! YAY !!!!!! He seems very, very happy to be back with us, and has been lying very still in the way that kids do when they should be in bed, kind of 'if I keep very quiet they might not send me back'. It looks like it's going to be a long haul. His right back leg is pretty much not working and he's much less mobile than he was after his first fce, but they hope and anticipate that he will get back on all four legs in time, although 'may not be the athlete he once was' - he never really ever was, to be fair! We're busy setting up physio for him. Please cross everything available and send positive thoughts that this won't happen again. Thanks.
Poll xx

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Post by eileenandmolly » 03 Jun 2015, 21:23

Woo hoo!

All 10 fingers and 8 paws crossed here for a quick and complete recovery!!
And NO repetition please, Douglas!!

It may well be hard for you all, but I hope our positive vibes will really help!

Ei, Molly and Saffie

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Post by Ianto! » 03 Jun 2015, 21:26

Welcome home, Douglas! You must be so relieved, Poll, to have him back where he belongs... :D
Once he starts physio, you'll see improvements I'm sure... Ianto goes fortnightly and it's done him the power of good. Has your vet sorted hydro/treadmill sessions for him? Being able to exercise in water should help your lad too.
Fingers and toes firmly crossed that all goes well and that Douglas makes a full recovery. For now, I'm guessing that just having him home is enough...
Anne, Ianto & Wyre xxx

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Post by Liz!! » 03 Jun 2015, 21:35

Lots of healing thoughts on their way to Douglas.
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Post by Doodle Dee » 03 Jun 2015, 21:55

thank goodness at least he is home

sending positive healing thoughts to you all
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Post by Bid » 03 Jun 2015, 22:07

So glad he is home - that will aid his recovery no end :D :D
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Post by Pollydoodle » 03 Jun 2015, 22:31

Lovely to read Douglas is home. Wishing you well doodle Douglas :D
Hope each day brings more healing and strength.

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Post by Glenda » 03 Jun 2015, 22:40

I'm so pleased that Douglas is home and everything crossed here that he goes from strength to strength.
Sending healing vibes from here... :D :D


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Post by jackieholmes19 » 04 Jun 2015, 06:22

I've only just picked up on this thread. So glad he's home, it will make him much happier! Everything crossed for a speedy recovery X
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Post by swardie » 04 Jun 2015, 07:25

Lovely to hear that Douglas is home and we wish him a very speedy recovery.

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Post by suebedo » 04 Jun 2015, 07:58

Lovely to hear he is home. Positive thoughts coming your way xxxx

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Post by marymuffin » 04 Jun 2015, 08:44

Glad that he is home, hope you all had a good night. H and D

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Post by Molmil » 04 Jun 2015, 10:04

Pleased to hear you have him back. Everything crossed for no more events. Positive thoughts that physio will make a real difference. When we were doing the physio on Rio, our vet said that, daft as it sounds, sometimes you have to remind them that they have a leg that they can use, as after an injury they sort of forget it's there.

Lesly, Molly and Rosa

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Post by linny » 04 Jun 2015, 14:03

:D :D So pleased to hear that Douglas is back at home and hoping that he will continue to improve on a daily basis.
Give him a gentle get well hug from me.

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Re: Douglas is home!!

Post by stout » 04 Jun 2015, 14:51

Get well soon Douglas. Sending 'don't happen again' vibes!

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