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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Gio Update - Wednesday

He's coming home tomorrow!!!

I can't even believe it. It was really scary there for a few days, and I nearly had myself convinced that Gio wouldn't be coming home again. But he's pulled through and toughed it out. Thanks, I'm sure, in part to all the amazing support that we have received from all of you! Thank you endlessly!

I was able to have a quick chat with the vet today. She said she is really happy with how he is doing and is confident that he will be able to come home tomorrow evening. He's off his IV fluids now and has been transferred out of ICU. They have cut out most of the drugs, and the ones he is getting still are being given orally. He's eating and keeping it all down, and really looking amazing!

He will have to be on a modified diet for quite a long time now, and go back for frequent blood work to monitor how thing are going. He is definitely not healed or completely back to normal by any stretch of the imagination. And he will be prone to relapses for a good long time, if not the rest of his life.

But none of that matters as long as he is home where he belongs!

21 comments:

Kim said...

That is wonderful news!!!!! I am very happy to hear that Geo is on the mend and will soon be back to joining Romeo in a few rounds of Shelty wars.

Lybertygirl said...

Yipppeeee! What wondeful news!

Dawn said...

That is wonderful! I'm sure Romeo can't wait for him to come home too!

Angela said...

AMEN! What wonderful news! I'm sure that Gio will be soooo happy to come home! Be sure to give him lots of TLC.
Hugs & Kisses for Gio!
Jazz and Two

Romeo Sangiovese said...

That's terrific!! We're so glad Gio is doing great! Our prayers are with Gio.

Josh and Jess said...

That's great news, we're so happy for you!!!!!

sarahbelle said...

It's good to hear that Gio will be able to come home soon. Hopefully being back with his family will make him feel even better. We're so happy for you!

- Sarah, Ace, and Nova

Casper and pals said...

YaHooooo!!!!!!!!

CanyonView Shelties said...

Awesome Dayna! It's been a very long week for you and sweet Romeo. Will be fantastic for you to be a 'family' again and have some home time.
Brenda

Cookie and Gray Dawntreader said...

Great news. May he continue to improve. :D

Lacy said...

w00f's, that is pawsome news...

b safe,
~rocky~

Bluedog said...

How wonderful that Gio is going home to you and Romeo, that is GREAT news!!!!

Luv Dooby & Zimba

KEY WEST COLLIES said...

Finally some good news. We are very happy for you.

Essex & Deacon

Diana said...

That is just so great!!! Im happy for you. Diana

Ruby and Penny said...

That is such wonderful news. We're so happy for Gio and you.
Love Ruby & Penny

Cool Design Shelties said...

Great news :o)

//Bente

Anonymous said...

That is the best news, give him a hug for me. I bet Romeo will be glad when Gio is home.

Terry (terdonal)

Ricky the Sheltie said...

That's terrific!!!!

Rescue Gal said...

I'm happy to hear that! Yay!

Gussie said...

Great news!

Serendipity said...

Yea! This is wonderful news!!

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