Archive for March, 2013

Ticket update — 6.5 weeks and counting

March 22, 2013

It’s been about 6.5 weeks since Ticket’s second surgery, and I’m very happy with her progress.  She still has a limp, but it’s subtle most of the time.  It can get worse with exercise, but is back to “normal” the next day, so nothing persists.  Xrays show good healing.  I’m finally feeling like she’s making […]

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Nationals Recap

March 19, 2013

Trip and I had a fantastic time at AKC Nationals, and Ticket enjoyed coming along for the ride.  Trip was clean 4 out of 5 runs.  Friday, she ran clean in both warmup standard and Time to Beat, but seemed a little slow.  Maybe the stress of travel an the event–never could find anything “wrong” […]

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TPLO Redux–4 weeks

March 5, 2013

Ticket is actually showing some improvement now, 4 weeks after surgery #2. She is walking better, with less of a limp, though it certainly increases with muscle fatigue. However, she also seems to have better exercise tolerance. So, even after working very hard on the underwater treadmill, she is only slightly more lame, and it […]

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