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If You Could Spare A Prayer For Larry Updt Post #29


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if you could spare a prayer for our Larry, we'd sure appreciate it :( he threw up a little brown liquid around 1am, then again around 3am. He seemed fine at 5:15am so we fed him, and he threw all that back up around 7:15am (and re-ate it) and then threw up again around 11am. Bruce took him to the vet (thinking bloat, since Rainey and Anubis BOTH bloated, we know the symptoms). They did a chest xray and don't think it's bloat, but they found a suspicious mass. They asked if he could have possibly ingested something (like a sock) but he is muzzled when he goes outside, crated when we leave (and all that's in his crate is a dog bed) and the rest of the time is with us 24/7 and we didn't see him eat anything and nothing is missing. :(

 

they are doing an upper GI with barium and will be taking pictures every hour to try to figure out what it is -- an object or tumor or what. We go back at 4:30pm to get the results.

 

I'm freaking out and the thought of losing my Lare Bear is making me ill.

 

thanks in advance for any prayers :( :(

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Kim and Bruce - with Rick (Rick Roufus 6/30/16) and missing my sweet greyhound Angels Rainey (LG's Rainey 10/4/2000 - 3/8/2011), Anubis (RJ's Saint Nick 12/25/2001 - 9/12/12) and Zeke (Hey Who Whiz It 4/6/2009 - 7/20/2020) and Larry (PTL Laroach 2/24/2007 - 8/2/2020) -- and Chester (Lab) (8/31/1990 - 5/3/2005), Captain (Schipperke) (10/12/1992 - 6/13/2005) and Remy (GSP) (?/?/1998 - 1/6/2005) at the bridge
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." -- Ernest Hemmingway

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Franny and I are sending lots of good thoughts for Lare Bear.

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Missing my Bridge Babies:
Rusty (Cut a Rusty) 10/18/95-06/09/09
Solo (Tali Solo Nino) 01/10/98-03/25/10
Franny (Frohmader) 02/28/04-08/31/17

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Star aka Starz Ovation (Ronco x Oneco Maggie*, litter #48538), Coco aka Low Key (Kiowa Mon Manny x Party Hardy, litter # 59881), and mom in Illinois
We miss Reko Batman (Trouper Zeke x Marque Louisiana), 11/15/95-6/29/06, Rocco the thistledown whippet, 04/29/93-10/14/08, Reko Zema (Mo Kick x Reko Princess), 8/16/98-4/18/10, the most beautiful girl in the whole USA, my good egg Joseph aka Won by a Nose (Oneco Cufflink x Buy Back), 09/22/2003-03/01/2013, and our gentle sweet Gidget (Digitizer, Dodgem by Design x Sobe Mulberry), 1/29/2006-11/22/2014, gone much too soon. Never forgetting CJC's Buckshot, 1/2/07-10/25/10.

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Good thoughts for Larry and you.

Kyle with Stewie ('Super C Ledoux, Super C Sampson x Sing It Blondie) and forever missing my three angels, Jack ('Roy Jack', Greys Flambeau x Miss Cobblepot) and Charlie ('CTR Midas Touch', Leo's Midas x Hallo Argentina) and Shelby ('Shari's Hooty', Flying Viper x Shari Carusi) running free across the bridge.

Gus an coinnich sinn a'rithist my boys and little girl.

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Best wishes to you and your boy...

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Jane (WW's Aunt Jane from Trent Lee and Aunt M); photos to come.

Missing Silver (5.19.2005-10.27.2016), Tigger (4.5.2007-3.18.2016),
darling Sam (5.10.2000-8.8.2013), Jacey-Kasey (5.19.2003-8.22.2011), and Oreo (1997-3.30.2006)

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well, he's back home now. Dr. Sutarik at Lombard Veterinary Hospital is the BEST. We just LOVE him. He said the barium has been moving ok through his system, there's a little left in the stomach still but he wasn't concerned. He said to give him a small meal around 7pm, gave him an injection of famotidine (sp) and cerenia and also has put him on Flagyl. If he throws up anymore, he will need to go back in tomorrow for more testing, like ultrasound and might have to be hospitalized. :( Thankfully, he hasn't (knock on wood) thrown up since right before he left for the vet at 11:00am.


if you can continue the prayers and good wishes, hopefully he will get through this and be back to his usual self. thanks so much for all the thoughts and prayers so far!


I've put the xray showing the shadow outlined and just the xray itself....?


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Kim and Bruce - with Rick (Rick Roufus 6/30/16) and missing my sweet greyhound Angels Rainey (LG's Rainey 10/4/2000 - 3/8/2011), Anubis (RJ's Saint Nick 12/25/2001 - 9/12/12) and Zeke (Hey Who Whiz It 4/6/2009 - 7/20/2020) and Larry (PTL Laroach 2/24/2007 - 8/2/2020) -- and Chester (Lab) (8/31/1990 - 5/3/2005), Captain (Schipperke) (10/12/1992 - 6/13/2005) and Remy (GSP) (?/?/1998 - 1/6/2005) at the bridge
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." -- Ernest Hemmingway

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