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    Default Update on Chelios' surgery

    Just hung up with our vet.... Cheli has 3/4 of an inch of palate tissue hanging in his throat !!!


    And, his nares are very tight, so they will be widening them as well. All else looks great and I will get a call after the procedure is completed.


    This would definitely explain the apnea!
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    so is he outta the woods yet?
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    Oh goodness....praying everything goes well and he has a speedy recovery. Little guys gonna feel like a new puppy when he's breathing easy

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    Default Re: Update on Chelios' surgery

    Christine, i was just gonna type a "waiting to hear about Chelios", so thanks for letting us know. Sounds like he's in very good hands and will be feeling so much better in just a little while!




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    So scary in general but with the visual of his palate hanging out is even scarier. I've been thinking of him all morning. Just think of all the air that he'll be able to get now....he'll be flying!
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    Wow that explains a lot! Well be waiting and praying for good news


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    Quote Originally Posted by bluesteelapd View Post
    so is he outta the woods yet?
    Correct.... the call took place after the evaluation to see what would need to be done. Our vet has always worked this way... he talks with you about what the issues are and then does an eval while the pup is sedated and calls you immediately upon completing the eval. Then if you agree with what needs to be done, he goes back in to do the procedure and he then calls as soon as he is done with everything.

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    Default Re: Update on Chelios' surgery

    Wow, he should be a new man after this!

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    That poor baby! He is sooooooo going to be on fire! Watch out Banks!

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    Thanks, gang! I really can not imagine how hard is was for him to breathe all this time, but he will be all fixed up today!

    Becky - you are right., Banks is gonna need a vitamin B12 shot to keep up with him now
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    That's really good to hear, boy oh boy is he going to feel like a new bully!!

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    Default Re: Update on Chelios' surgery

    So is he out of surgery now?

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