Tuesday, January 10, 2012

WORRIED ABOUT HOMER

Homer resting

Hey Hounders,
Don't forget to vote in the Shelter Challenge today.  There's a link over in the right side bar, towards the top.  Read yesterday's blog if ya mighta forgot how it works.
Dad's worried about Homer today.  Yesterday Homer had to be "encouraged" to take his medicine even though dad put it in those pill pocket treat things.  Homer ate all of his breakfast but didn't touch his dinner last night.  Dad's hoping it's because of an inadvertent change of the type of Alpo; Homer likes the sliced meat bits but this was more like a hash kinda stuff. 
Dad says that even though he's been through this with Old Bear Dog, Rusty, Penny, Gordon and Chance that he hasn't gotten used to the feeling of helplessness.  Dad says that we're each individuals and we're all a little bit different.  His main concern is that Homer doesn't become uncomfortable or start being in pain.  Homer is still mobile and all of his functions are working and controlled but he is starting to spend more time resting.  The medicine seems to be helping to control his coughing spasms. Dad's been taking new pictures of Homer that we'll be posting.  We all can't remember hearing Homer bark; we're sure he has barked but not that we remember.  he has growled at other pups that get near his food bowl or try to steal his chewy so we know he has vocal chords.  Dad says that Homer is a good boy and that he's a GReat dog
- TBH + K

4 comments:

Homer said...

Hey you, the other Homer!

What's up buddy? Not eating your dinner? Hmmm... How are you feeling? you human dad said he's going to take pictures of you. I can't wait to see them. Get him to do it soon, OK?

Love,
Homer (I feel like I'm writing to myself!)

Sammie and Avalon said...

Awww, Homer... c'mon boy; eat that super supper! Your pawrents and all of us here are rooting for you, so see if you can't get those meds down! We are looking forward to seeing the pictures as well! Thinking of you xoxoxoxo
Hugs,
Sammie and Avalon

Sheila and Bob said...

Homer, we are so sorry to hear the news that you are not feeling good.
We know your Dad is doing everything possible to make you feel better.
We are crossing our paws and saying prayer for you.
The whole world loves you Homer.

Your Golden Retriever Friends,


Hamish & Sophie and thei Mom & Dad
Sheila & Bob

Princess Patches said...

Poor old Homer! My mom knows the feeling that your dad has right now! It's soooo hard to watch our furkids get old and not feel so good! We know your dad will do what is best for you, Homer! In the mean time, do some good "eat-'em-ups".

Aire-hugs,
Patches

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