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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Daily Thai- Tuesday Edition

Thai's adoption has been placed on hold as his medical status is uncertain.  According to our vet, he no longer realizes that he does not have total control of his rear legs.  He is NOT in any pain, but is on crate rest and steroids.  He needs an MRI to determine the exact cause of the weakness- it could be as simple as a pinched nerve or it could be that a second disc was herniated when he had his IVDD surgery four years ago and it was overlooked accidentally or it was decided that it was not as great a risk as the one that was repaired.

The board of DRNA must decide the course of action concerning Thai's medical issues- ie, what will be done in light of his age and previous history.  he will remain here with us for the foreseeable future, but is not adoptable since he does have these issues.  He most likely will end up in a cart down the road, but he will live out his life in dignoty and with love.

5 comments:

A MilShelb Mom said...

Goodness. We're glad he is not in pain. He's in our thoughts and prayers!
~Maggie, Milly, and Shelby

Frankie Furter said...

Oh Dear sweet Thai, I certainly hope that he is Ok Please keep us posted.

Agnes B Bullock said...

we will- your card arrived yesterday- am holding it till his birthday

Ruby and Penny said...

Oh no. We are sorry you are having back problems Thai. You are in a good place & you foster mom will make sure you get well quick.
We are sending lots & lots of doxie rayz your way.
Love Ruby & Penny

Piappies World said...

Hi there Thai,

We keep our paws crossed that you'll be ok really soon.

-Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Pai, Wai-Max & the Piappies