short veso : Ashley's ordeal

John jsessoms002 at
Mon Oct 5 13:11:47 EDT 2020

I'm glad to hear she's doing better. I hope the "forever" for the weekly 1/2 
pills is a long, long time.

On 10/5/2020 08:08:06, ann sanfedele wrote:
> Now that she is much better and has gained back some weight I feel I can share 
> this mini vid I took before I took her to get an Ultra Sound two weeks ago. She 
> had to
> do without any food after midnight the night before this was shot and she was 
> NOT pleased.. as she let me know here..
> She had had a concerning pattern of weight loss recently , vet visit a couple of 
> months ago indicated some kind of IBD  - she got steroids and B vitamin shot and
> improved a bit then declined again.. so the Ultra Sound proved necessary.. she 
> came home with pills to take  1/2 of twice a day for two weeks then once a week 
> "forever"
> It took some creativity to get the pill into her - the solution after some 
> experimenting turned out to be burying the tiny thing in a small wad of cheddar 
> cheese - actually, English Double Glouster . she gets that into her tummy 
> quickly and therefore is spared the bitter taste of the pill (mashing up the 
> pill in her food was NOT a good solution
> "fool me once... ")  the pills are Prednisolone . 5mg pills cut in half.   I 
> didn't want to tell people anything aobut her trials until I was able to say she 
> is responding nicely
> to the meds and is up to many of her old naughty tricks , is displaying good 
> bathroom behaviour and hasn't barfed  at all in two weeks.
> so here is the short vid I took early in the morning of Sept 22 before we went 
> to the vet..  video verite - took with my darkside little camera - no editing.
> ann

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