[Homestead] Dog is sick
erthnsky at bellsouth.net
Thu May 14 00:37:10 EDT 2009
Again, I should read before I write! Thanks guys
> I'm with you Sage. In fact, it is usually cheaper to simply have the leg
> amputated. Most dogs, even older ones, are up and figuring out how to run
> around within a few days. I'd just get it done and be done with it.
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sage Austin | Eureka! Design" <eureka at hctc.net>
>> Well, I don't see why you'd have to put him down if the 50/50 didn't
>> work out, in that case couldn't they just take off the leg? I've known
>> several 3-legged dogs that get around like they had four. Most people's
>> bones heal in casts unless they are compound or located on an elbow or
>> moving joint where they have to have pins.
>> There are several herbs, like boneset, and homeopathics, like silica,
>> used internally to help bones knit back together. Maybe a cast plus
>> these would do the trick?
>> I am a sucker for my animals. When my Dachshund broke his back at 11
>> years of age and lost the use of his back legs I paid $3,000 (I didn't
>> really have the money to spare either, had to scrape it together) for
>> the surgery and he lived another seven walking normally. Those were
>> happy years and I do not regret a dime of it.
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