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Saturday, November 24, 2012

A Little R&R for Gibson

Wolf keeping big bro Gibson company while he heals.

So a little update on my Epi-Husky, Gibson. We've had a little setback with is weak hind end issues as a result of his Epi-meds. He is currently lame in his right leg. After an exam by the vet, his leg is okay and it seems he has a bit of arthritis developing in his hip, which we knew about and he is on natural supplements for. It is our thought that after his Epi-med reduction of the Potassium Bromide
(remember his bout of severe toxicity a while back due to the pharmaceutical company changing capsule formulation?) he has become - thankfully - much more alert and energetic, so much so that he is running and jumping, and engaging in "polar bearing" with the other Sibes. It's our belief that he overtaxed his hip. He is currently on rest, a round of NSAIDs, and - bless our vet team - he will be receiving in-home K-LaserUSA treatments several times this week so I can keep him resting and not try to get him into a car. He is such a good boy and doesn't ever complain. Pictured above he is chillin' with little brother Wolf at bedtime, right beside my bed. I will keep everyone posted on how he's doing and will even post some pics of his in-home care when the vet techs come! All good thoughts welcome!

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  1. We are sending positive prayers and energy your way.

    Nubbin wiggles,
    Oskar

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  2. Aw Gibson, sorry to hear woo are doing poorly mate. Rest up and take it easy on the roughhousing,

    RA

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  3. Gibson, we all have our paws crossed fur ya! Feel better soon, Buddy!

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  4. Gibson, I've got my paws crossed for you dude! I'm so glads you've got Wolfie there to keep you company and chill with ya. I hopes you feel betters real soon! Sending healing vibes your way, and some AireZens....

    Kisses,
    Ruby

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  5. My sisters and I are all sending our best healing purrs to sweet Gibson.

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  6. Polar bearing is fun, but not for all of us. Mom has to watch Phantom because he too has these spurts of puppy energy. Every time he does, he ends up limping around for a bit.

    We will keep our paws crossed for Gibson to be doing much better after his R & R.

    Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

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  7. All our paws are crossed for Gibson
    Benny & Lily

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  8. Bailey & me hope you will be on your paws in no time,
    Gibson!

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  9. Hey Sibes, Jet here.

    Hey Gib, here's a new stream of Jetty kisses and JJ hugs from the tropics! Wishing you comfort and ease... guess what? Mom does blogtalk radio too! :)

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  10. Wishing you a speedy recovery Gibson. Looks like you have lots of supporters!

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  11. Beautiful dogs! Sounds like he has a wonderful team of supporters.

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  12. White Dog woos of healing energy to you, Gibson. How wonderful that you can get at-home laser treatments! They are a godsend for Quinn and we believe were vital in keeping the aftermath of his fall down the stairs to a minimum. Your pack is so wonderfully supportive...it always amazes me that they seem to know and understand.

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