Filed Under (day to day, health care, pets, pictures) by Rachel on 22-04-2008

Or, y’know, not. Or maybe it should be me who is sedated, to cope with everything…

Jack with his ball

Yesterday we noticed that Jack had some blood in his urine. Oh joy. As the day went on, he started acting a bit lethargic, not his usual, energetic self. (Earlier in the day he was fine, as he was in the pic at right) This morning he wasn’t even interested in giving kisses. The blood thing kept happening, and just like a human with a UTI, it happened frequently, and was the first time he ever had an accident in the house, and then it happened several times.

So, after we went to coop, I came back and we took Jack to the vet. He isn’t running a temp, but from what we described, he thinks Jack is passing bladder stones. So, he needs to do bloodwork and then sedate him for an ultrasound to see how serious the problem is. It felt very wrong to leave Jack with the vet. :(

I know he’s a dog, not a human. But I just can’t cope with much more. So everybody please think good thoughts and send “you’re OK” vibes to Jack? We really love him, and he’s our ball-fetching, loud snuggle bug.


Maia on 22 April, 2008 at 10:52 pm #

Sending positive thoughts to you and your pooch!

Karen on 23 April, 2008 at 7:43 am #

Positive vibes winging their way to Jack (and the family) from here.

Jo on 23 April, 2008 at 10:08 am #

sending healthy healing vibes too! even Sadie our puppy is! keep us updated!! (((((hugs))))))

blood urine dog on 24 April, 2008 at 4:54 pm #

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