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Bodhi Blog - Blind Dogs - 2007 Archive
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  • October 29, 2007 - A new boxer, currently "Little Girl" has joined the family. The new dog (now known as Mia) is also blind. Her eyes were removed due to severe glaucoma.
  • October 10, 2007 - Bodhi had a seizure at 7:51pm. It lasted about a minute.
  • July 8, 2007 - Bodhi had a seizure at 7:27am. It lasted less than 60 seconds. He has not had his KBr for a week due to a delay in receiving the refill.
  • May 9, 2007 - Bodhi had a seizure at 5:21pm. It lasted less than 60 seconds. He has not had his medication since May 7, 2007 due to complications with his surgery. He has developed an infection with a fever of 105.1 which has caused complete loss of appetite and no interest in water. He will be hospitalized overnight to receive antibiotics, seizure medications, and fluids.
  • May 4, 2007 - Bodhi's KBr medication has been increased after blood tests done at his checkup on April 25, 2007. He now receives 1.5 cc 2 times per day.
  • April 25, 2007 - Bodhi had surgery today for a ruptured crucaite ligament in is posterior right knee. The precedure performed is called a TPLO. He has 8 weeks of post-op to go through. He also had a checkup with his neurologist in Colorado prior to the surgery.
  • March 8, 2007 - Bodhi had another seizure at 3:08pm. His entire body was involved and he foamed at the mouth towards the end. He recovered quickly and was up and running around.
  • February 8, 2007 - Bodhi had some blood work done after he experienced some droopy eyes for an unknown reason last week. His thyroid Free T4 measured at 6.1 (normal: 8-40 ). He appears he may be low thyroid. Any thyroid medication is going to held off until consultation with his neurologist in March.
  • January 15, 2007 - Bodhi experienced a seizure at 5:07pm. I heard him fall over in the kitchen. By the time I reached him, he was in the early stages of a seizure. At first he seemed aware of me. As I approached him, he turned his head toward me. The seizure rapidly progressed to his entire body affecting all four limbs. His mouth began foaming halfway through the episode, which lasted about a minute. This may have been the worst seizure I have witnessed Bodhi experience. Also, it was not associated with waking up. He had just come inside from running around outside. After the seizure he had some problems with coordination in his posterior limbs.
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