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Old 05-13-2012, 06:14 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Rio kind of suddenly went listless and wouldn't eat on Friday.
Took her to our vet yesterday, and she sent her straight over to the doggie ER.
The doggie ER skipped the ER and took her straight to the critical care clinic.

She's anemic, febrile, and for some reason hemolyzing her own red blood cells. She's received one transfusion, is in an oxygen cage, and is getting fluids, blood thinners, and immune regulating medications.

We're freaking out...prayers appreciated! She's the best dog in the whole world.
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:20 AM
 
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
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oh my ... how frightening for you all.....

sending hopes that she is diagnosed properly and quickly and responds well to treatment.....

she is beautiful......
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:20 AM
 
Location: zone 5
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Stan, I hope your beautiful girl will be OK! That's very scary stuff. Sending lots of positive thoughts to all of you!
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:22 AM
 
Location: On the sunny side of a mountain
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Poor Baby! Sending healing thoughts her way.
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:41 AM
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Surely in my thoughts and prayers.
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:52 AM
 
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
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I sure hope you get some good news on your beautiful little Rio this morning. You and Rio are in my thoughts and well wishes.
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:21 AM
 
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Oh my gosh....

Thinking of you and your fur baby....

(((((HUGS))))))
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:24 AM
 
Location: Denver area
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So sorry to hear that. She's in my thoughts poor baby. You all too.
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:48 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Is she a collie? She is beautiful. and this came on suddenly? How terrifying. Not a good weekend for a family tragedy. Let us know how she is doing. sending healing thoughts your way.
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:17 AM
 
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sounds like she ate something toxic?


adding my prayers....
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