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When in doubt.... #901877
02/03/10 06:54 PM
02/03/10 06:54 PM
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Cornersville TN I'M HOME :)
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get a second and 3 rd opinion!

I picked up meds for a glider and the vet said to give her 1/2 a cc of one of the meds. I knew this was wrong and told him so. He insisted it was right and IF I felt more comfortable I could give 1/4 th cc instead. I called a friend who put in a vet call and then called 2 others for input. My glider is now getting .02 cc of this med. OMG I am so glad I have friends in the community who know when I am in panic mode and they are quick to get me the help and answers I need.

This vet does not see gliders only cats, dogs and cattle. I told him who it was for and how much she weighs. This is a last ditch effort to treat a glider my other vets says nothing is wrong with. I know there is something tho. I now have a white glider that is oily and yellow, eats a lot but seems to fail to thrive. I know my gliders and this one is sick. Blood was taken, stools were run and nothing showed up so I am shot gunning treatment. Please pray for my glider she looks like death warmed over and If this does not help I fear I will lose her.


cyndiekb

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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: cyndiekb] #901879
02/03/10 06:56 PM
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awww wishing her and you well. Hopefull the meds will do the trick. I know it's kind of out there but have you added any cannola oil to her diet. I know it helps joeys.


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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: vagraphix] #902054
02/04/10 12:43 AM
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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: Karin] #902062
02/04/10 01:14 AM
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Sending lots of prayers for your little one Cyndie. hug2

Re: When in doubt.... [Re: LSardou] #902065
02/04/10 01:22 AM
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Will any of your vets do phone consults with the experienced glider vets? I'm so sorry! I know how worried you must be! Thank goodness you stuck to your guns and did not give her the wrong dose!


Connie

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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: suggiemom1980] #902096
02/04/10 03:37 AM
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i would run a fecal culture and sensitivity not just a fecal test. the yellow is from marking by another glider.

Re: When in doubt.... [Re: the gliders angel] #902137
02/04/10 08:17 AM
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My heart goes out to you, thinking of you guys and sending lots of prayers. hug2


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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: Gizmogirl] #902139
02/04/10 08:24 AM
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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: Srlb] #902144
02/04/10 08:39 AM
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Ughh! I hate to hear stories like this, but I like to hear the happy ending (about the meds)...

Good luck little one, we hope you make it through your journey safely! heart


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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: SariYappa] #902234
02/04/10 12:05 PM
02/04/10 12:05 PM
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Cornersville TN I'M HOME :)
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For the record I have 5 vets. only one does not treat my gliders. 3 are over an hour away (one of whom did blood work and fecals 2 weeks ago and is the one I would have seen but he is closed wed after 12) I just walked in to my large animal vets office and told him what I wanted. He never saw the glider she was at home. SO he gave me what I asked for (for the most part). I had asked for flagyl but he said at this time it is only treating 70% of giardia(sp) cases so he gave me something I have never used. This was the med I knew the amount was wrong on. I talked to someone here on GC that has used the med before and got the other vet to confirm dose for my girl. I did sub q her yesterday and today when I went to give her morning med #2 she was nice and warm and her face looks better. I find doing the sub q mid day doesn't interfere with her eating at night but if I sub q late she wont eat well. Crazy kids.... and "09" years vet bills total over 4 grand just for the gliders. So don't think I am not trying. I really am and have no problem going to different vets.


cyndiekb

I heart & miss you HALEY

My runaways 4/04 Lilo, 5/04 Dash & Angel

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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: cyndiekb] #902304
02/04/10 02:01 PM
02/04/10 02:01 PM
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Upstate, SC
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hug2 Cyndie!! hug2

I think we all know that you are doing EVERYTHING you possibly can for your gliders! heart
I'm thinking we'll see some stuff on critter bin soon, just to pay your '09 bills. Ughh! tounge


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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: SariYappa] #902792
02/05/10 03:58 PM
02/05/10 03:58 PM
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Cornersville TN I'M HOME :)
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Naaah that is what hubby is for he supports my bad habits (I don't drink or smoke i do gliders) smile. Although I cleaned my room and there is glider stuff in every nook and cranny. I also have to clean the glider cabinet out. Every time I open the door stuff falls on me.

Good news though. I gave Stormy her morning meds today and she looks better. She groomed herself. I am thrilled for that. Not sure if it is the sub q, anti biotic,or parasite med but something is working.


cyndiekb

I heart & miss you HALEY

My runaways 4/04 Lilo, 5/04 Dash & Angel

angel Sprite Says GO STEALTH!! at
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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: cyndiekb] #903314
02/06/10 07:59 PM
02/06/10 07:59 PM
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Upstate, SC
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clap Glad to hear she is doing better! clap


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wave Sari

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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: SariYappa] #903959
02/08/10 02:18 AM
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That is great news! I am so happy to hear that she is doing better.


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:grey:Gizzy, Boesman, Muchu, Kiamon, Sky & Boog:grey:
A glider's eyes have the power to speak a great language

RIP Sugar 2009 & Kaida 2013
Re: When in doubt.... [Re: Gizmogirl] #912108
02/25/10 09:54 PM
02/25/10 09:54 PM
Joined: Oct 2003
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Cornersville TN I'M HOME :)
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Stormy had liver and gallbladder problems that were slowly killing her. She was helped to the bridge today.

2 gliders gone in a week not much I can say but god I am hurting and miss them.


cyndiekb

I heart & miss you HALEY

My runaways 4/04 Lilo, 5/04 Dash & Angel

angel Sprite Says GO STEALTH!! at
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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: cyndiekb] #912110
02/25/10 10:00 PM
02/25/10 10:00 PM
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 6,576
Kilgore, Texas
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Oh hun I am so sorry. Lighting a candle for Stormy! ((((HUGS))))


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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: Cora] #912114
02/25/10 10:07 PM
02/25/10 10:07 PM
Joined: May 2008
Posts: 5,997
Upstate, SC
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I'm so sorry to hear. Know that we all are there for you... heart


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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: SariYappa] #912121
02/25/10 10:17 PM
02/25/10 10:17 PM
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Posts: 1,823
Wichita Falls, Texas
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Oh my gawd Cyndie. And I thought she was on the mend. I'm so sorry you're going through all of this.

Stay strong hug2


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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: DirtyPaws] #912168
02/26/10 12:12 AM
02/26/10 12:12 AM
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Kansas
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hug2 I'm so sorry Cyndie, I will be keeping you in my prayers.

Godspeed precious baby, you will be deeply missed. :rbridge:

Re: When in doubt.... [Re: LSardou] #912175
02/26/10 12:18 AM
02/26/10 12:18 AM
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Wyoming
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hug2 There are no words, but know our thoughts are with you. hug2


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you are crunchy and taste good with catsup **

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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: tbull] #912190
02/26/10 12:47 AM
02/26/10 12:47 AM
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Vincennes, IN, USA
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Cyndie, I am so very sorry for both of your losses. I know how broken your heart is. You did everything possible to save them. I hope in time, your memories comfort you.


Connie

812-890-9734, 24/7 Emergencies/Joey issues

SmallWorldSuggies

"The greater the challenge, the sweeter the reward"

"Glide free :rbridge: Silly "Ozball" Ozzie. You left us 11/21/12..way too soon. You're forever loved, remembered, missed."
Re: When in doubt.... [Re: suggiemom1980] #912196
02/26/10 01:02 AM
02/26/10 01:02 AM
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Posts: 2,493
Missouri
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Cyndie Im so sorry to hear about this .I know how much you have tried to do all you can for your babies. Huggs to you and prayers.


Having Faith and Hope that some day soon.That all the world will come to see that all of gods babies deserve love and affection.

gangel My little three precious angels :rbridge:


http://suggieshack.proboards.com/index.cgi?action=login

Mom to some really spoiled little ones.

:rtmo:
:leu:
:grey:


Re: When in doubt.... [Re: tammyangel] #912224
02/26/10 02:26 AM
02/26/10 02:26 AM
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Posts: 3,832
Big Sandy TN
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I'm so sorry Cyndie! Many hugs and prayers for you!


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My passion is my little suggie sweethearts! 731-441-9814


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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: Sherri] #912268
02/26/10 08:28 AM
02/26/10 08:28 AM
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Texas
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Oh Cyndie! I am just so very sorry. I wish I had words to make the hurt go away, but I know I do not. I'm so, so sorry. frown


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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: Jackie_Chans_Mom] #912296
02/26/10 09:42 AM
02/26/10 09:42 AM

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So sorry for your loss.

Re: When in doubt.... [Re: Jackie_Chans_Mom] #912300
02/26/10 09:50 AM
02/26/10 09:50 AM
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Mendota, IL
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I am so very, very sorry for you loss. Please know that you are in my heart and prayers. hug2 You did everything that you could for your babies. They have a great Mom and they love you for making their lives more enjoyable during their sick time. gangel Memories (and pics) are what we have of our babies. Always loved and never forgotten. My heart goes out to you. heart


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:wfb: Zev, Ariel, Fonzie, Zoe 2, Chloe, Yoko, Yoshi, Koko, Sakura, Jinxie, Zoe 1, Sprint, Nova, Loki, Takara, Saphira, Goliath, :bb:

and

:rbridge: Lenny, Squiggy, Chachi, Joanie, Thor, Abbey, Hisako, Kieko, Melvin, Pixie, Trixie & Valentino gangel
Re: When in doubt.... [Re: cjkeenon] #912301
02/26/10 10:02 AM
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this is such a sad ending. sorry for your loss.

regards,
nancy in detroit


regards,
nancy in roseville (formerly in detroit)
Re: When in doubt.... [Re: hwh4ev] #912313
02/26/10 10:26 AM
02/26/10 10:26 AM
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So sorry for your loss KB. hug2

God Speed Stormy.


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Re: When in doubt.... [Re: Srlb] #912338
02/26/10 11:30 AM
02/26/10 11:30 AM
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Wisconsin
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I am sorry for your loss, may you find comfort in your memories of her.

Glide free little one :rbridge:


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Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker, Khayman and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: When in doubt.... [Re: cyndiekb] #912767
02/27/10 09:58 AM
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upset I am so very sorry for your losses Cyndie upset
Just too heartbreaking....


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Rest in Peace our little sweet friends that have crossed over the "Rainbow Bridge".
I miss you gangel Boo-Boo, Lucy, BJ, and Fivel gangel
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