February 1, 2010

More Doggie Drama

Romie decided she needed to go back to the vet last week, as if her recent cow incident wasn’t enough!  I started to notice something was wrong when Romie started rubbing her eyes a lot, and then I noticed that her eye was all red and had a hazy look to it. 
I called the vet, and (of course) they advised me to bring her in that day.

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Seven came along for the ride to be a supportive big sister to Romie. 
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It turns out that Romie got some sort of a scratch on her eye, and she has a Corneal Ulcer!  Poor baby! 
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When she’s unsupervised, she’s supposed to wear this cone.  She’s also back on anti-inflammatory meds and eye drops 4 times a day.  Her prognosis is good; there doesn’t seem to be any complications.  Romie should be as good as new in a few days.
 

9 comments:

  1. Sweet lil Romes, look at that cute underbite! I love your pups!

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  2. Have you seen the movie Up...Romie is wearing the cone of shame....Made me and my kids giggle hope she is better soon.

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  3. oh little sweetie- she looks so cute with her cone. i hope her injury heals quickly. (((hugs)))

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  4. Feel Better Soon little Romie Love :) Make sure your mama gives you extra treats...LOL

    Many hugs and hope that you have a great week!

    xoxo

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  5. i had one of those before! the corneal ulcer, not the cone! no fun. get better soon, pup!

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  6. Oh that last picture cracks me up! Love that you can see her little snaggle teefs! She is such a doll; love that gal!

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  7. Romi, sorry to hear about your recent eye trouble. We have had that happen, but all we had were drops not that silly looking halo they are making you wear. Get well soon. The Hounddogs.

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