Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Not very well!
Monday meant a visit to the vet. I must admit, I was nervous as to the outcome. I really thought there was something wrong with her heart. Stacey and P say she was ever so sweet! She didn't flinch when she got her injections, but didn't like having blood taken from her foot!
Dr Hector says she is in fabulous condition for an 11 year old border Collie - this is classed as old! Her ribs are in perfect position, which allowed him to examine her kidneys and liver. All feel great. He did discover that she has a very high sugar count and has diagnosed DIABETES! Have you ever? She is spending the day with him today, so that he can take blood every couple of hours, but it looks as though she will have to have an insulin injection twice a day! We aren't to change her food (she gets ProPack Senior) and we are not to change our routine of feeding! NO treats! Just lots of love and she could go on for quite a long time! She also has a touch of rheumatism!
Our poor old girl! I still think of her as being a puppy!