Friday, July 25, 2014

My Brown Dog

My guy is not feeling well at all. In the last three days he has fallen three times and this last one was a doozie and seems to have really affected him.  His Cushings disease has taken almost all of his "back end" muscles in the last couple of months and he now losing the ability to get himself up and moving around on his own.  After a really long night on the floor with him we're heading off to the vet shortly.  Please keep us in your thoughts today.


We just got home and Jack is resting quietly.  Sadly though, the news is not good. It seems the Cushings has affected the nerves in his hind end and their signals are just not working very good. We have now added pain medicine to the others he takes in hopes they will take the pain away and enable to him move around easier.  We'll know in the next couple days if this will work.

It's so hard to see our animals age, I wish they could live forever... Though it's excruciating we must do whats best for them and we'll have some clear answers soon. Thank you for your prayers, I appreciate them so much.


  1. We will hold you in our hearts today and always.

  2. i'm so sorry. i know the ache you feel.

  3. Poor dear Jack. Give him the biggest hugs possible.

  4. Oh Jen, so sorry to hear this. I will be thinking of you.

  5. Jen, I am so sorry to hear about Jack's health issues and I hope the vet can make him feel better. I know all the things you must be feeling right now and my heart is aching for you. Sending you and Jack hugs and love oxox <3

  6. That brown dog has such a knowing look. He is loved, bigtime. Prayers.

  7. I am so very sorry to hear this. Prayers for you and that sweet, brown dog.

  8. How is he? Thinking of you and the pain you are feeling.

  9. Oh Jen I so feel for you and your guy .
    I know it is heartbreaking.
    Never underestimate the spirit of a dog .
    Sending prayers and soft hugs.

  10. Keela and I are sending love your way.

  11. I am so very sorry...
    I also know that it's so hard to see our dear animals age... We wish they could live forever.
    Warm embrace to you.