[nagdu] very sad news about Gabe

Marilyn tucci t21114 at optonline.net
Sat Aug 8 21:59:36 UTC 2015

HI Liz,
I am so sorry to hear about Gabe. Praying he is not suffering.
Marilyn and Anna

On Sat, Aug 08, 2015 at 09:15 AM, Elizabeth Campbell via nagdu wrote:

> I really hate to give you this sad news about Gabe, but he has either
> suffered a stroke or has a brain tumor. My vet is not sure, and it 
> would
> take a visit to a neurologist costing thousands of dollars to get a
> definitive answer.
> Early Friday morning, I went to check on Gabe who was sleeping in 
> another
> part of the house. He was panting heavily, and I thought that he 
> needed to
> go out. He almost fell when he stood up, and  when I got him outside, 
> he
> seemed ot walk a little better, but still could not get his footing
> properly.
> I brought him back inside,and  checked on him a little later, and 
> still the
> same thing. I took him to the emergency animal clinic on Hulen where 
> he got
> meds to sedate him.
> I then took him to my vet who wants to keep him through the weekend 
> and give
> him anti-inflamatories to see if Gabe's condition improves. He is also
> having trouble with his vision because of the brain damage; the 
> messages
> aren't getting to his brain properly.
> My vet is leaning toward a stroke diagnosis, because of the sudden 
> changes.
> I will keep you posted, and I've already started my application 
> process for
> another Seeing Eye Dog.
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