Monday, December 1, 2008

Day 4 - Post Op and he's getting bored already

Well it has been 4 days since his surgery. He is a trooper, he is doing well for the most part. He certainly has nothing to say about being in his prison. He has not shown any signs of discomfort at all, except yesterday. He wanted to sit on the bad leg, which he has done b4, but when he went to sit down, with the bandage and all its' quite stiff - he for some reason let out a huge yelp - which I have Never heard Parker do. It tugged at my heart. He quickly laid down on the good leg and looked at me with sad eyes. I rubbed his belly and he went to sleep. Last night he woke up at 3am and just wasn't sleeping anymore. I think it's more a discomfort due to the bandage then anything else - cause he just can't always get comfortable. Otherwise he is doing great all around. I am still a pack of nerves though...guess it's to be expected.


Unknown said...

Hi! Are you having to do ice on/off? Do you just take him out to go potty - then right back in? Our 3 year old lab is scheduled for TPLO on tuesday. So much information...yet not enough!

Nika + PARKER said...

Well because our surgeon's procedure entails wrapping the leg, we are not needed to ice. Parker is allowed to go out to potty (5min) limited to 3-4 times a day.