Sunday, 6 June 2010

Charlie

Just to let you all know that Charlie is still limping and his leg is still turned outwards but is improving. At the moment he's playing tug with Pixie which is a sign he's on the mend! He hasn't been sick at all since he started his new medication and he's only been a very short walk of a few yards along the grassy gully way at the side of our house. The rest is doing him good.

Lilly had a bath yesterday in an aloe vera based shampoo and seems more comfortable now. Mum will sort out getting her shaved into that summer cut now she has her new clippers and blades. Now its a little cooler it will be a more pleasant task as the groom room gets quite warm in the sun! We'll get some pictures for you when its done.

Love The Beauclarke Bunch

Saturday, 5 June 2010

Update

We are very sad to have to tell you that Scoobie bunny was put to sleep on Wednesday. Its a relief to know that he is no longer in any pain or discomfort and that he's now happily playing with his cage mates who have gone to Rainbow Bridge before him. Us pups all said our goodbyes to him when he mum was holding him while dad sorted out trying to make his cage more comfortable for him. Scoobie was a gentleman of a bunny rabbit and we will miss him. Of our rodent family there remains just Bubble the Gerbil now. While mum and dad would love another family of piggies and bunnies, they have enough to be getting on with looking after us 6 pups and the 15 resident kitties and 2 regular strays that they feed.

Mum has had to go back to the vets for some different medicine for Charlie because his pain killer was making him sick. Instead of a tiny bit of liquid, he now has to have 2 BIG tablets instead twice a day!

With Lilly having 2 lots of tablets twice a day as well, we're running low on our stock of soft cheese triangles..what a shame! We all hope mum forgets to buy any more when she's shopping tomorrow because she'll have to hide the tablets in doggy chocolate instead!! mmmmmmm.

Friday, 4 June 2010

Update on Charlie

Last night, about 430am, Charlie woke mum up yelping. It appears that his shoulder had popped back into place on its own. He still went in to see the vet and had his x-rays done, and the good news is that the joint is as it should be and not out of place. He has some looseness in the right shoulder joint compare to his left, which is understandable as the ligaments and tendons will have been stretched / torn by the dislocation.

He has some anti-inflammatory pain killing medicine to have over the next few days and hopefully his lameness will improve. (It was already MUCH improved on yesterday when mum got him downstairs to check him over after he'd woken her).

Penny and Louis are happy to have him home



And here's the handsome patient himself



Lilly had to go and see Uncle Steve too today because her allergies don;t seem to have settled, she has some pills to take for 10 days and then we'll see how she is after that. Mum will have to shave her into a summer cut this weekend after she's had a nice bath in Aloe Vera shampoo. If she's still as itchy then she will need a second lot of vaccine with different allergens in as well as the one she currently has. We'll keep you posted.

Byee for now
xxxxx

Thursday, 3 June 2010

Poor Charlie

Charlie has taken quite a tumble out on his walk today. He was dashing off after Pixie and suddenly decided to come running back when he just went tumbling over himself. We're not sure if his leg gave way or if he just tripped, or what happened.

Mum noticed his leg and paw was rotated at a funny angle and took him right to the vet and it transpires that he has dislocated his shoulder. He has to go back tomorrow for x-rays so that treatment can be decided on. In the mean time he's had an anti-inflammatory pain killing injection. Mum gave him a bit of Reiki healing earlier and he perked up enough to eat some nice juicy spare rib bones for his tea. He's having a lie down in the garden where its cool at the moment. He's still been trying to play with Pixie, but it hurts him so Louis has taken over for today, or until Charlie's well enough to take up his chief playmate role again.

Please keep him in your thoughts and send him a get well wish.

Lots of love
The Beauclarke Bunch XXX

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

June 01st 2010

Once again its been waaaaaay too long since we got to use the computer. Sorry Beauclarke fans! Mum's fault again!

We're all a little sad at the moment because Scoobie Bunny isn't very well. He had head-tilt just before Christmas and recovered very quickly and completely, but he has it again now and he's not so good this time. Uncle Steve, our vet, is keeping an eye on him and mum and dad are giving him his medicine twice a day, so we hope he Will be better soon and back to his cheeky self. He's an old bunny. He's 7.

The weather has been very nice and we have lots of photos and video clips to share with you including one that mum had to get done because a journalist from Your Dog magazine has spoken to her about her experiences of having a new puppy and she asked for a photo of mum with all 6 of us! Poor photographer dad had his work cut out for him, but we think he did ok

Here we go....

Pixies first walk in the woods
video

Charlie's retrieve !
video

First time with all 6 dogs off lead
video

Lilly and Pixie


Buddy


Monster pup


Fetch
video

Hot dogs


Our family pawtrait outside