Wish Kaylee luck…

April 30th, 2008 8:49 am by Kelly Garbato

…she’s having three more teeth extracted today, for a grand total of nine since we adopted her in September of ’06.

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She’s a tough broad, but I still worry with the anesthesia and all. Not to mention, the dental specialist doing the surgery is located an hour and a half from our house; he’s on the south side of the city, while we live up north. So. Shane drove her down there this morning (she had to be there by 7:30 AM – yeeks!), and is hanging out at the nearest McDonald’s, working off his laptop, while she undergoes and recovers from the surgery. Since he’ll be gone so long – probably upwards of 12 hours – we decided it would be best if I stayed home with the other four. (Lest we come home to, I dunno, feces on the walls? These dogs are seriously spoiled.) So I am really freaking out. If something goes wrong – ugh, I can’t even be there. I’m so worried about Kaylee, the backed up kitchen sink and leaky roof aren’t even bugging me.


This is gonna be a looooong day.

UPDATE, 9 PM: Kaylee’s back home, snuggled in bed and doing well. She ended up having four teef yanked instead of three. Turns out her super-fang had a fistula, which connected it to her nasal cavity. The vet found out when he squirted some liquid teeth cleaning solution in her mouth during surgery…and it came out her nose. So it had to go. So long, Eva Fangoria.

Photos after the jump.

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Kaylee’s lost teefies…

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her three rx’s and post-op instructions…

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…and her super-happy lawn dance, now that her mouth is finally pain-free!

Moar Kaylee pix here.



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  1. Iron Chef, Doggie Edition: Cinnamon Cranberry Carrot Oatmeal » V for Vegan: easyVegan.info Says:

    […] and ended up having two teeth extracted. To be fair, this was no real surprise, what with her past dental issues. But her one remaining fang, GONE! The horror and injustice of it all! […]

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