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Thread: Ok, Can we all pull together for Logan?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Reno NV

    Ok, Can we all pull together for Logan?

    So, I've been trying not to post this, but I could use some good thoughts here.

    And with so many folks with real problems, it seems trivial to post this about a dog, but well, I think you know how I feel about dogs.

    Remember that little puppy that found his way to my back door last Christmas eve? Well, He's not doing very well. Apparently he's got what is called a "Liver Shunt", which means that all the junk that accumulates in the blood stream bypasses the liver, and as by product, his liver is very small.

    I'm taking him in tomorrow to see if this is something that is operable or not.

    So, if it is operable, well, he could live a long normal life, but if not, well, the prognosis isn't good.

    He's a good little boy, and I'd like to keep him around a while longer...

    Thanks in advance for your help...

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix
    Brent, He is one of God's creatures and deserves every chance. It's wonderful that he found a home where he is loved and cared for. I'll keep him in my thoughts.
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
    The Pessimist complains about the wind; The Optimist expects it to change;The Realist adjusts the sails.~ William Arthur Ward

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    North West Indiana
    Can there possibly be a heaven without our critters there with us?
    My best friends have been my horses and dogs. Well now Ginger my mule (see new avatar).
    Best thoughts and a prayer or two for all of you Brent.
    God and family, the rest is icing on the cake.

    I'm so far behind, I think I'm in first place.

    Premier Bovine Scatologist


  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Spitting distance north of Detroit Michigan
    More thoughts & prayers from here as well...
    btw, good looking dog!
    The perception of perfection is perfectly clear to everyone else

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Oceanside, So. Calif. 5 mi. to the ocean
    All of my positive thoughts are with you and your buddy. Losing a pet is excruciating and it never really goes away. Something catches your attention and your mind goes back twenty-five years to that dog (or cat, or whichever pet you get reminded of). And it still hurts.

    Bless both of you,

    First of all you have to be smarter than the machine.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Vancouver Island, Courtenay/Comox Valley, British Columbia
    Brent I'm so sorry that Logan has some health problems. We will certainly send some good vibes for him.

    Paris and Thibault (Tbo) send a big hello. Tbo, BTW, has had every illness known to veterinary science and a few unknown to v. science. He's 8 and knock wood, doing well.

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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    From one doggie daddy to another, I'll be pulling for Logan from here in SoCal, Brent.

    And if worse comes to worst, just remember that you guys gave him the best you could, and in doing so probably extended his time on this rock.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    One of the worst days of my life was when my I had to put my Shepard to down. It was agout a year ago and I still think of him everyday.

    I sure hope Logan can be helped. My thoughts are with him.

    The Rainbow Bridge

    inspired by a Norse legend
    By the edge of a woods, at the foot of a hill,
    Is a lush, green meadow where time stands still.
    Where the friends of man and woman do run,
    When their time on earth is over and done.
    For here, between this world and the next,
    Is a place where each beloved creature finds rest.
    On this golden land, they wait and they play,
    Till the Rainbow Bridge they cross over one day.
    No more do they suffer, in pain or in sadness,
    For here they are whole, their lives filled with gladness.
    Their limbs are restored, their health renewed,
    Their bodies have healed, with strength imbued.
    They romp through the grass, without even a care,
    Until one day they start, and sniff at the air.
    All ears prick forward, eyes dart front and back,
    Then all of a sudden, one breaks from the pack.
    For just at that instant, their eyes have met;
    Together again, both person and pet.
    So they run to each other, these friends from long past,
    The time of their parting is over at last.
    The sadness they felt while they were apart,
    Has turned into joy once more in each heart.
    They embrace with a love that will last forever,
    And then, side-by-side, they cross over… together.
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    Faith, Hope & Charity

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Constantine, MI
    Having had the pleasure of meeting Logan, Jan and I are vested in his fight. We're pulling for you!
    “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    DSM, IA
    Puppy Power! Pulling for Logan.
    A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. -Henry David Thoreau
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