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Date Posted: 21:31:51 05/14/04 Fri
Author: Beth
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Subject: Re: Anyone else been through this?
In reply to: Beth 's message, "Anyone else been through this?" on 18:57:03 05/13/04 Thu

Harley is back home tonight. The vet said that he had an intestinal blockage or something like that going on but he it cleared up without surgery.
I am so happy that he is back home again.
Thanks for all the good thoughts sent out to Harley.
> I have no idea what is wrong with him but this morning
>started out very strange.
>Harley was not his normal self at all. No playing, no
>jumping, no running, wouldn't eat or drink.
>I called the vet at 9 am and made an appointment for
>4pm today.
>By 1:30 he couldn't stand up at all and was almost
>I took him in and was waiting when he got back from
>lunch. I had carry Harley to the car and into the
>We ran bloodwork and x rays. Bloodwork came out normal
>but the x rays showed something strange going on in
>there. His bowel looks enlarged and he is very full
>of gas. None of it is in his stomach, it is all in
>the intestine.
>They kept him at the vets and put him on IV's. He
>might have to have surgery in a little while. I told
>Doctor Miller not to hesitate to operate if necessary
>to save his life.
>I can tell you all that I have NEVER sat at the vets
>crying with worry over a foster dog, but this is not
>just any foster dog, its Harley. I am usually very
>cool headed and do my crying in private.
>Please, send tons of good thoughts for Harley for me.
>I will keep you all posted.
>Elizabeth Moody
>Mid Michigan Boxer Rescue
>Associate Member of the American Boxer Rescue
>Ethical and Responsible Rescue
>" The question is not, can they reason? nor, can they
>talk? but rather, can they suffer?" Jeremy Bentham
>1748 - 1832

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