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puggy patient
October 15, 2009

The Sausage was very low maintenance...he never needed much except when he got cancer and required some surgeries. Even then he would bounce back a day or two later like it never happened.

But poor little Miss Plum has a compromised immune system. She is currently battling 3 infections: staph, pseudomonas, and upper respiratory infection. For the latter I just had to change up her antibiotics again because she wasn't responding to the others and every couple hours I have to crate her with a big basin of hot water and Vick's vapo rub under a blanket...since dogs can't blow their nose it helps loosen up the congestion.

Here she is undergoing her latest treatment...steam baths...this is one high maintenance pug!




On a happy note we received a very special Plum card in the mail today from one of the Curly Kids! Soooooo cute!


Posted by Lori on October 15, 2009 7:24 PM permalink Comments (4)



Trudy commented October 15, 2009 9:48 PM

Such a precious Plum! Being such a good girl during her treatment! Plum is certainly beautiful!



emily the biker pug commented October 15, 2009 10:01 PM

...this is one high maintenance pug!

but well worth it

Does her nails ever get caught in that comfy blanket?

sunny just spent the night and day at the vet hospital so she is getting some of that high maintance now also.



wcd commented October 15, 2009 11:19 PM

Poor PumPum! Maybe you could buy a vicks vaporizer from CVS for her. You can add vicks to the well, aim it at her crate n run it on low for hours. You had one when you were a kid! You can't be too far off from `72. (winx)

Also, the powders I sent you info on.... were specifically prescribed to boost our dog's immune system. Can't hurt to try another homeo remedy.



Lex commented October 19, 2009 2:36 PM

Aww the poor little thing!


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