Not my regular Monday post, this was just too cute not to share, right?
Time for another recap. Cannot believe my babies turn five weeks old tomorrow!
Week 4 recap:
1. Manding has gone very well, they have the concept down and their eye contact is improving.
2. The paper has been moved much further back and they have been doing very well, they go out to potty most of the time now, and the dog door is now being left open at night.
3. They are doing wonderfully with their crate work, the crate is their safe place without a doubt. I have not begun crated naps yet, as they weren’t quite ready for it, but will begin this upcoming week.
I am happy to say little Caitie is completely back to normal! After I gave her the second dose at 6pm yesterday, the swelling in her ears went down way more and it gave her a lot of relief. This morning her ears a normal and she is no longer scratching. It is a beautiful sight watching her sleep peacefully right now, so thankful my little girl is okay!
Well, that is not how I expected the morning to go!
Last evening around 7pm I found Caitie crying outside on the step, (the puppies are allowed outdoor access through the dog door when I am home, except during bad weather and at night) I brought her inside and by the way she was acting it appeared she had been stung. About a hour after that her eye got all swollen, then it slowly went away and was gone by 11pm. She acted completely normal through the whole thing, so I just watched her.
8am the next morning, she was acting normal at first, then 20mins later she begin to whine, scratch at her ears, very soon after that her ears swelled up, and that is when I called the vet.
We rushed to the vet right after the phone call and arrived at 10:30am. The vet gave her a antihistamine injection, I will be giving her another one at 6, and if need be another at 2am. He wasn’t overly concerned, obviously our biggest worry was breathing problems, but he assured us that we would have seen that before now if we were going to. She is resting in a crate next to me away from her siblings, waiting to see if the swelling goes down. Super scary event! Please keep her in your thoughts.