My Charlie. Poor guy. When his cough spasms start up, I have to put him on Prednisone which makes him pee all day/night, increases his appetite and he is restless but happy. I was able to take him off 3 days ago and the coughing hasn't returned and he isn't peeing all the time. BUT, those wonderful long walks? I realize now that he was able to take them because the Pred eliminated more of his hip pain and gave him more energy. I noticed Saturday that he was much less enthusiastic about walking and, yesterday, I took him too far and he was exhausted and slept all day. This morning I gave him a choice and he didn't want to go at all. So many trade offs with his care. I can't stand the pee and the Pred will eventually shut his kidneys down but he looks so much happier when he is on it.
Having a program no matter how much I am struggling with it.
I will be heading to Milan 5 months from today!!
My new lawn mower. It makes cutting the grass so much easier.