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Old 05-23-2016, 10:37 PM   #1
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Dog Dog's mystery illness solved by intern

Ollie, a 10-year-old Sheltie from Portland, Oregon, was moments from being euthanized when a veterinary intern spotted the problem that left the dog fighting for his life.
The dog's owners had a tough decision to make when his health started to rapidly deteriorate. Ollie wasn't eating or drinking, he couldn't eliminate on his own and was almost completely paralyzed.
After multiple tests and no sign of a solution, Ollie's owners, Al and Joelle Meteney, decided it was time to end his suffering.


Sharp intern.

Glad that Ollie got a new lease on life.
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Old 05-23-2016, 11:50 PM   #2
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In Portlandia no less! Excellent on the intern!
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Old 05-23-2016, 11:57 PM   #3
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Wow, what a save!
We have replaced our Constitution with political agendas and political posturing and Washington, D.C., corruption.

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Smart girl...
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Old 05-24-2016, 09:43 AM   #5
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Fuck a damned tick.
People are waking up, buy colloidal silver.
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Old 05-24-2016, 10:49 AM   #6
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I had a sheltie when I was a kid. Tough dang dog. He almost died more times than I can count.

He was hit by a car. Poisoned (by drinking from a puddle that probably contained anti freeze, we think) at a rest area when we were traveling. Rattlesnake bit several times, and was beat up by coyotes and got bad foxtails in California. There was also a house my parents rented that turned out to have a bad tick infestation. Poor dog got all covered in ticks and picking them off him was a daily chore. It seemed no tick dip would get rid of them. I was glad when we finally moved out of that place.

Nobody knows how old he was when we finally had to put him down, but we know he was at least pushing 20 yrs - and he was full grown when my aunt picked him up as a stray in Detroit, then moved with him to Florida, then finally brought him out to Arizona where she left him with my grandparents. We were staying with my grandparents and he adopted me and my brother and sisters, so went home with us for his last 15 years.

"The truly dangerous man dresses inconspicuously and is soft- spoken. He walks away from most confrontations. The only time you learn that the truly dangerous man is mad at you is a split second before you die, for he never fights. He only kills. The truly dangerous man knows that fighting is what children do and killing is what men do." - Charley Reese 1986
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A friend of mine's lab had a softball size lump on her neck. The vet could not figure it out. A new vet found some sort of thorn in there and charged $900 to pull it out.
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Old 05-16-2017, 07:36 PM   #8
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Our Papillon has lymes. I've been diagnosed with a tick born illness the docs don't care to diagnose. Good save on the pup!
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I had lymes...I think that is part of

why my energy level is low...some days

I have to force myself to get things done...

Tired all of the time, it seems...

I blame it on the wife though, after 43

years of marriage, a guy's got a reason

to be tired...
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Old 05-17-2017, 06:54 AM   #10
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Drs. are still missing Lyme disease in humans good save on that Collie pup for the Doc. Female friend in town here got Lyme disease and they missed it till symptoms got way worse. Now the pretty lady is a mess physically.
First discovered in Old Lyme Connecticut not far from our family home. If your of normal good health and start getting tired frequently don't be afraid to question your Dr. to check for the damn disease.
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just had mine tested last week,,all passed.Next week is time for another dose of advantix for them,,we have had an explosion of ticks here this year

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Ticks carry some bad diseases.
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