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        11-30-2008, 03:20 PM
      #1
    Yearling
    Remembering Maddie

    Remembering Maddie
    **PLEASE READ**

    Poor Maddie was diagnosed with Parvo Monday by the local vet as I
    Presumed after noticed early symptoms of vomiting, refusing to eat, and
    Drink. My mom is the one who lent me the money in the first place to carry
    Her to the vet due to my husband still hasn't got paid yet from his new
    Job. The vet gave me an IV to give her 3 times a day, roughly every eight
    Hours to keep her hydrated. It is no easy task to take care of a dog
    With Parvo, there is vomiting and bloody watery stool, but I cleaned
    Her up and wiped the vomit from her little mouth. Things I thought were
    Looking better, but it turned out opposite. She lost alot of weight
    And was just so weak and fragile it broke my heart. I remember a few
    Nights ago, even though in pain she would wobble into my husband and
    I's bedroom and want up on the bed with us...just to be with us, the
    People that loved her.

    Yesterday, my husband and I went to a family get together at his
    Grandma's house to celebrate their Thanksgiving and then we
    Went to see his Dad who has been in ICU in the hospital for 3
    Months now. When we got home, I discovered I left the bathroom
    Door open where I had been keeping her and she had left the
    Bathroom. We found her laying down on her side in the living room
    And she wasn't even able to pick her head up and look at us and
    Was as limp as a dish rag and couldn't stand up. It was a horrible
    night of pain for her,she became delirious also barking madly all
    Night at nothing due to she was suffering. We didn't think she would
    Survive the night, but she did.

    When I got back from church this morning around 12:20 or so,
    I discovered her pain and suffering had stopped and she went to
    Doggy heaven. I feel like my heart is going to burst now.

    Maddie made me so extremely happy the time I was able to
    spend with her while she was on this earth. I was in her life
    From the moment Missy (her Dam) first gave birth to her.
    You couldn't ask for a better dog, she LOVED everyone,
    Even strangers and brought a smile to their face. She
    Really loved going to the park for walks and chasing the
    Leaves as they blew and enjoyed bringing pine cones all
    The way home in her mouth for Daddy. She was also
    So beautiful.

    Please pray for my husband and especially I as we grieve
    Over our baby who we was so attatched to, she was like
    A child to us.

    I'd like to share some pictures at this time I took of her all
    through her life.
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        11-30-2008, 04:51 PM
      #2
    Trained
    Aww! *hugs* I'm so sorry to hear that! But just remember, she is no longer suffering..that's the best thing for her. I know how you feel...a year ago today I had to have my dog put down due to cancer...she was my best friend...she was always there when no one else was. She always made me feel better..

    It gets easier. Just keep your chin up! Remember the good times.
         
        11-30-2008, 09:06 PM
      #3
    Foal
    I'm so sorry to hear about your Maddie. I too have a toy poodle and I can't imagine life without her. Just remember that you will be reunited with her over the rainbow bridge someday.
         
        11-30-2008, 09:14 PM
      #4
    Green Broke
    I am crying for you....I'm so sorry to hear about poor maddie, and I know how much you loved her. I have a pom and don't know what ide do without him.

    At least she's not in anymore pain and you will see her once again in the future. She was very beautiful and very lucky to have you taking care of her. I'm so sorry :*(
         
        11-30-2008, 09:27 PM
      #5
    Green Broke
    Oh no! I was so hopeful. I'm so, so sorry to hear this. It's a shame you couldn't get her to a vet to end her suffering sooner. You did your best...(((hugs)))
         
        11-30-2008, 09:27 PM
      #6
    Trained
    (( HUGS)) I know they can't really help but I wish they could. My thoughs are with you.
         
        11-30-2008, 09:35 PM
      #7
    Showing
    Oh no, I am so sorry. :( That is so sad...may Maddie rest in peace.
         
        12-01-2008, 10:34 AM
      #8
    Super Moderator
    Poor thing... i'm sorry.
         
        12-01-2008, 10:37 AM
      #9
    Chat Moderator
    Poor thing, Parvo is bad stuff, and it only hits good dogs, I don't know why.
         
        12-01-2008, 04:15 PM
      #10
    Started
    Im so sorry to hear that you lost your little girl... *hugs*
         
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