Tag Archives: veterinary problems

8 Weeks

Today marks 8 weeks since Riley’s fall out of our 3rd story window. I am incredibly relieved that Riley has, so far, made steady progress and continues on this road to recovery. A little over a week ago, Riley had x-rays taken of both surgery sites to make sure everything was healing normally. Dr. Filipowicz […]

Riley’s X-Rays 

I now have discs of Riley’s “before surgery” and “after surgery” X-rays from both vet clinics. Figured I’d post the photos (because, now that she feels better, they’re pretty fascinating).             

Dog Rehab 101

I’d like to preface this post by saying, I don’t have any official veterinary job experience. I am not veterinary professional, especially not with dogs. Luckily, horse ownership and general equine care require a plethora of DIY-type skills: I can bandage a horse’s leg with my eyes closed, I can detect subtle lameness, and I […]

Riley, my (newly) bionic dog

So…my already-amazing-and-fantastic dog is now even more special. Saturday, July 11th, 2015 5:30pm I thought it was like any other hot Saturday afternoon. I had just finished a lovely ride on one of my favorite horses, was planning to unsaddle her and start wrapping things up for the day. Upon returning to the horse’s stall, I looked […]