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#23724 - 03/24/10 01:09 PM Re: Need prayers for Clover [Re: jarn]
AngelJ Offline
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That is wonderful news!!!!

We'll still be zooming you positive thoughts that he continues to improve smile

Pround mom of....

Ella RATI,RATO,CGC -GSD 7 years old,
Nash -GSD 5 years old
Jake,Hero,Bailey and Gus -GSD's-always in my heart

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#23726 - 03/24/10 01:14 PM Re: Need prayers for Clover [Re: AngelJ]
Kris Offline

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YAY - way to go Clover!! What a relief...

I had the same thing happen with Max once. Horrible vomiting, then dry heaves, then this horrible choking sound. I called my vet immediately (who of course was not nearly as panicky as I was). He said the choking was from acid reflux after all the vomiting. He told me to wait for a while, feed him a tablespoon of baby food to settle his tummy, wait another half hour, another tablespoon of baby food, etc. It worked! In 12 years, it had never happened before and it never happened again.
Samson, GSD, 10/13/07
Annabel, Keeshond, 4/21/11
Petie, Toy Poodle, 5/5/07
Kitties: Meezer, Bob, Mia and Dewey

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#23729 - 03/24/10 01:19 PM Re: Need prayers for Clover [Re: Kris]
Wisc.Tiger_Val Offline
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Yea for Clover and Robin.

Clover you just keep up the improvement and Raya says milk that home cooking for all it is worth.

Robin, grab a nap if you can, running yourself until you can't go any farther is not good for you.

Val da Tiger

Fuzzybutt the cat.
Neilla the Big White puppy.

RIP Cheyenne - AKA: Digger, CheyChey Girl, Cheyenne Large and In charge. 2/16/02 - 2/27/16
RIP Raya - AKA: Raz-a, Ray a Sunshine, RayBestos, the little one, Silly Girl. 9/21/05 - 6/27/14
RIP Lakota - AKA: Bubba, Big Boy, BooBoo (the other part of the Binky and BooBoo team). 1/19/03-9/19/2011
RIP DeeDee - AKA: DD Poo, Little Bit, Binky (part of the Binky and Booboo team) 6/23/02-6/20/11

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#23734 - 03/24/10 01:25 PM Re: Need prayers for Clover [Re: Wisc.Tiger_Val]
georgiapeachGSD Offline

Registered: 03/03/10
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thank you so much everyone!

i would nap, but my 3 year old daughter has now spiked a fever with vomitting....

i need a drink!

clover is still doing well and keeps jumping up on the side of the bed to check on his little human girl. wub

i am getting off here to get some rest since both my babies are asleep at the moment and i have to go in an hour and half for my other baby at school.

Mommy to Clover 11/26/2009 and Momma, our Foster Failure Pittie who stole our hearts and part of the couch 10/10
and 2 not so furry kids, Christopher, 6, and Laci, 3!

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#23741 - 03/24/10 01:32 PM Re: Need prayers for Clover [Re: georgiapeachGSD]
Samba Offline

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Robin! Can I say you are having a time!?! Hang in, my gosh, what an ordeal! Sick puppy, sick kid... I shudder.

Edited by Samba (03/24/10 01:33 PM)

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#23744 - 03/24/10 01:40 PM Re: Need prayers for Clover [Re: LukesMom]
Jason L Offline

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Whew ... that's really good news!

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#23750 - 03/24/10 01:58 PM Re: Need prayers for Clover [Re: Jason L]
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I hope Clover continues to improve. I feel your pain. I am keeping positive healing vibes for you both (and your daughter too). When it rains, it pours!

Siena went through that when she was 4 months old (same age as Clover) and it ended up being an intussussception (the intesting telescoping inside itself and getting stuck). With the intussussception, it can come and go, so please keep an eye out for symptoms like he experienced. With Siena, no U/S was available, so they did an exploratory, found nothing (as they pull out the intestine to check for blockage it 'opened' the telescoping). But, one full week later, she was still very sick and close to dying. Took her to an E-Vet where they did another surgery and fixed her up good (although she lost about 6 inches of her intestine.)

I had never heard of this condition before, but it can effect young puppies (and children) and isn't too common, but the vet said it is an "unlucky puppy thing" which in her case was partially caused by a severe case of Giardia combined with food sensitivity (chicken) and IBD, causing inflammation in the gut that her body could not handle.

Please, please keep us posted. The pic of clover reminds me so much of Siena... poor guy. Best of luck.
Diana - owned by Siena Rose (Oct 29, 2006 - Mar 30, 2018)

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#23754 - 03/24/10 02:11 PM Re: Need prayers for Clover [Re: DianaB]
Karin Offline
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I'm so glad that Clover is doing better. I hope that he is totally back to his old self real soon.
Karin and Dave

Heidi, 12-year-old GSD
Adopted on 10/14/07 from: German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California (

Sheba, GSD/Malamute angel

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#23761 - 03/24/10 02:57 PM Re: Need prayers for Clover [Re: Karin]
Sage's mom Offline
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so glad clover is feeling better, continued positive thoughts to him, you, and your daughter

Sage 6-5-09


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#23763 - 03/24/10 03:08 PM Re: Need prayers for Clover [Re: Karin]
GrandJan Offline

Registered: 02/22/10
Posts: 1972
Loc: NE PA
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Robin, just catching up with this. So glad to hear the baby is doing much better. Hope you and your daughter get the rest you need, and everyone is up to speed soon. hugging
Jan - Mom to:

Beau & Chance - German/Anatolian Shepherds
Bailey - Labrador Granddog

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