Monthly Archives: January 2010

1_31_10 Update

Something of a quick update. Elvis has been taking Prednisone on/off for the last few days. On the days he doesn’t get the 1/4 Pred tablet, he’s definitely more wheezy. Actually, as the day progresses into evening, the wheezing and … Continue reading

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Update 1_28_10

Well, it seems I’ve created a monster. Having Skeeter and Elvis sleep together at night was such a wonderful fix for his issues sleeping through the night, that I really didn’t think about it causing a new problem. **sigh** It … Continue reading

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1_22 Quick update on Prednisone reaction

I wanted to put in a quick note because today is day two of his 1/2 of a Prednisone, and Elvis has started acting spooky. Nothing terrible, but enough to where it’s noticeable and can be a problem at times. … Continue reading

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1_21_10 Major Update

This is a fairly major update since Elvis went in to see Dr. Walthall this morning for a checkup. First off, she said he looks very, very good. He’s put on weight since his last visit, but it’s weight and … Continue reading

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Major Oops!

Randall and Skeeter and I caused a serious coughing problem for the poor Stumpy Fellow late yesterday afternoon. Skeeter was in serious need of some quality play time with mom and dad, so Randall and I took him into the … Continue reading

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January 15, Update

Tomorrow is Elvis’ last day on Pred. I called Dr. Walthall and she wants to see how he does when he comes off it before making any further decisions. Obviously the hope is that his symptoms won’t return and we … Continue reading

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Just a few more days of Prednisone

And Elvis has really done well on it. His last dose is Friday, so I’ll call Dr. Walthall in a couple of days and see what she wants to do next. I know nothing with the heartworm treatment could happen … Continue reading

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I like it when a plan comes together :)

Since the weather here last night was supposed to include some gusty winds, and since Elvis apparently has noise sensitivity during the night, Randall and I decided to try putting our rescue Chihuahua, Skeeter, in the crate with him to … Continue reading

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A Tranquilizer Would Be Good….

Oh yes. Definitely. Elvis woke Randall up coughing and wheezing at 5:00 this morning. When he didn’t settle back down, Randall woke me up and I poked my head in here in the den to listen. Sure enough, the poor … Continue reading

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1_5 Update

Elvis had a little more coughing last night than I would have liked, but this morning, all seemed well. Randall said he coughed a bit when he came out of his crate, but it was the normal amount and stopped … Continue reading

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