Brita’s 6 now. Just turned 6 last week. Had she not had surgery for lumbosacral stenosis, she most likely wouldn’t have been here today. She was going downhill pretty fast in May and by the 3rd week in June she couldn’t jump in the side of my van without crying. It was surgery or manage increasing pain until it was unbearable and then say goodbye. Today she shows no sign of the pain she had and has gotten much of her muscle back on her rear. I thought it would be good to put links to the posts together so anyone else who may be going through this with their dog will be able to see what we went through.
At this point, I went into the hospital to repair the broken hip I had walked on for 2 weeks. Brita made a speedy recovery and within a few months acted like nothing was ever wrong. What a blessing to be able to fix her. And thank goodness for pet health insurance or I would be paying on the $4000 bill for a long time.
So in total, she’s had 3 surgeries – these 2 and her spaying and she’s come through all with a positive attitude – but then, dogs don’t feel sorry for themselves, do they?