Monday, 18 July 2011

"Mindy" update 3

She's doing great, eating food and bones from the floor, she wants to play with her toys, so we are being rather careful and just roll the ball to her, but she has started picking that up and running (running not quite) off with it and throwing it around and bouncing on it! she's walking down a few steps now and sometime up them, just the ones going into the house (we live in a Bungalow) she cant jump on the sofa, but has beaten us to getting off, she turns in circles without falling over now, she has had her stitches out a couple of days now and the vet was really pleased with her, but did point out she still has a long way to go (like we don't know) hopefully start the water tread mill soon and thinking about getting someone in to do the ttouch as I'm not sure whether I'm doing it right, although I am sure Mindy may very well put up a fight re some strange person trying to touch her feet!



I started last week to take her down to the veggy patch, so she could roam around eating grass, lying in the sun or just mooching around with out her harness on, whilst I weeded and watered etc....



This week have started to take her down the lane for her 10 min walk, just somewhere different, she is struggling a bit now about being carried everywhere, she was good, but now she wants to be down on the floor and doing stuff....


Started to do a bit of clicker training with her whilst doing her physio, so getting her to lift a back leg and balance with it etc...



She has started to put on some weight now too.



And we have started using Harry's "Back on track coat"...well you never know, it worked for Harry!

4 comments:

Helen said...

Have you considered acupuncture at all as part of her ongoing therapy??? I know it made a huge difference to both Pop (blockage in spine) and Henry (prolapsed disc). Just thought I'd mention it.
You are doing such good things with her and I can see she is loving life and responding to all the care you are giving her. Take care of yourselves. Hx

Angela said...

I had! just hadn't got around to finding one in Cornwall, if there are any?...thanks for reminding me though!

Helen said...

I took Pop and Henry to Cheryl Sears - a fully qualified homeopathic and conventional treatment vet - based Winchester way. Acupuncture can only be undertaken by vets who are conventionally trained. Cheryl is based over this way but there may well be someone further west - even if it is Devon perhaps. Worth enquiring.

Shane Kent Louis said...

...NIce one mindy! you did it well! :) thanks for sharing..

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