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In Vinny's last race he took a tumble and broke his front leg in half. He has a plate & 12 screws in his leg. Some of you may know that we have been battling a nasty infection with Baytril for over a month....well the infection is winning. :(

 

So my Big Vinny has to go in on March 30th to remove the plate and screws. I know in the long run, it is better this way, it's just that I've never had to put either of my babies under for surgery before and I'm a bit scared. :cry1

 

Probably the worst part is that Vinny is having surgery the day of dh's grandpa's funeral. GGP (that's what we called him) died this morning...he was 96 years old and had a long healthy life. His funeral is going to be Monday....the same day Vinny is having surgery. Monday will be a very tough day.

 

Please send good thoughts and prayers to my baby, my heart dog, my Big Vinny.

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Guest SoulsMom

Oh my, sending tons of good thoughts to you both, and my condolences to your family (insert grouphug here, I broke the emotis again)

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He will be just fine and the infection will clear up and that will be the end of it. This is all good.

 

Mega prayers and good thoughts for your sweet Vinny.

 

 

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Many prayers to you and your family, very sorry to hear about your loss in addition to the worry over Vinny's surgery. Will be keeping him in our prayers on Monday.

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Guest myjazzy

Good thoughts for Vinny. My Darla broke her hock at the track and came home with a plate, screws and a pin. She recovered well from the surgery and didn't even have a limp. About two years later, she started limping. Since I knew she had hardware in that leg, I didn't panic, but I had her leg x-rayed. The screws had come loose and the plate was broken. She had surgery to remove all the hardware and, again, recovered well from the surgery. She went back to running and walking without a limp. Sadly, I lost her to liver disease about a year later.

 

Hopefully, Vinny's recovery will be uneventful.

 

I'm sorry about your dh's grandpa's death.

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Guest KyGrey

That's what happened to Molly. She had a plate and screws in her leg when she came to me and about a year later an infection developed that would not go away. The orthopedic surgeon went in and took the plate and screws out and Molly has been fine ever since.

 

Good luck to Vinny!

 

Mom, try not to worry. I know it's easier said than done but he will be just fine. :bighug

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Oh, poor Vinny. I am sending lots and lots of good thoughts. For you and your DH, too :grouphug

 

Vinny - be strong and brave sweetie! The vet is going to make you all better! :kiss2 :kiss2 :goodluck :goodluck :goodluck :goodluck

 

Jeannie - you'll keep us posted, won't you? Sending hugs. :bighug

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I am so sorry for your families loss.... I am doubly sorry about Vinny but this should be the best thing.... We will have you and your family and Vinny in our thoughts and prayers.... :grouphug:grouphug:hope:hope

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Prayers and good thoughs for Big Vinnie. The surgery will make him better again.It will !!!

Condolences for the loss of DH's grandfather.

 

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Prayers and good thoughts for Vinny. He should do fine, the surgery to remove the plate is probably a lot shorter than the original surgery. Try not to stress too much Mom.

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GGP is in the perfect place to lend Vinnie a helping hand!

 

Hope all goes well with the surgery.

Thank you for that! We took Vinny & Frosty in to see GGP at the nursing home the other week....he really enjoyed them. He had Alzheimer and didn't remember them...but was very interested in the racing part.

You're right! GGP will help Big Vinny through it!

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I'm so sorry for your loss and I'm sure everything will be ok with Vinny. He'll be better then new when he's healed up

 

GGP is so cute... we called my grandmother. My daughter called my grandmother GG b/c she refused to be called anything that made her sound old.

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