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Archive for February, 2011

Feb 25 10:00 am Hibernating : 2011-02-25

After a few days of 45 degrees last week, mother nature is reminding us that it is still February in New York. We are expected to get 10″-12″ of the white stuff by 5pm. Yuk. Another day stuck in the house. Dogs are in hibernation mode. I have today off so have decided to stay […]

Look Ma- No Chair : 2011-02-23

Daisy wanted to go to her dish so I picked her up using her ruffwear harness and helped her to her dish. She planted her rear leg underneath her (like a tripawds is suppose to) and stood on her own to finish her dog food and drink. Just a few minutes but a big deal […]

Progression : 2011-02-18

Sep 2010 Daisy at Theravet Acres in Webster, NY 2nd session in the hydro therapy treadill Oct 01 Daisy without her wheelchair- she can walk a few feet before falling over Oct 15 Daisy week 2 using her Eddies Chair Oct 30 Daisy week 4 using her Eddies Chair

Doggy Daycare : 2011-02-18

On February 15th we “enrolled” Daisy in Doggy Daycare at our local schools Animal Science class. She gets to interact with the students and other animals. I am hoping to build up her stamia so so we can get her into Physical Therapy again in the spring. She gets 30 min in her wheelchair and […]

Sam and Daisys Excellent Adventure : 2011-02-18

On Jan 23, 2010 the weather in NY was in the teens so we packed up the dogs and drove to Lancaster, Virginia to visit relatives and thaw out. Bob SUV’d the Camry’s back seat by cutting a piece of plywoord to fit on top of the seats and putting memory foam on top of the plywood. Nothing […]

6 month update : 2011-02-15

I have not been keeping up on Daisys blog. We are now in the deep of winter and Daisy has lost alot of muscle mass because we cannot get out to exercise very long.  A co-worker told me that the local high school had a doggy day care class as part of their animal care […]

41 days since amputation : 2011-02-05

Daisy has gone through her 2nd PT session 41 days since her amputation and she is slowly getting “back on her feet”. She had been able to get up on her own a few times and is getting stronger everyday. Once she is up, the old “Ms. Independent” is starting to show again. She is no longer […]

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