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Colonel Mosby

The Three-Legged Adventures of Colonel Mosby

Colonel Mosby

Happy Boy

February 27th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

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The last week or so has been nice and quiet, which is a welcome change! Mosby has been in his daycare routine, has had a great appetite, and is just generally enjoying life. He has been having strength problems with his remaining hind leg, but at this point I’m willing to chalk it up to the fact that he got behind the curve in terms of fitness when he was sick, and once he started getting better we still treated him with kid gloves. So I’m hopeful that he’ll start getting stronger now. He is happy and does not seem to be in any discomfort. His med routine seems to be going well. He is on twice the gabipentin as before, plus the muscle relaxers and his normal meloxicam. His back seems much more comfortable than it was on the tramadol.

We went out to the barn today and let him go off leash and he loved it so much. He did a good part of his barn “routine,” making certain rounds, visiting people, etc. He’s tuckered out now, but happy, and tore into dinner. Yeah, about dinner. He still prefers that we spoon feed him. He has a great appetite, but if we present him with a bowl of food he just looks up at us like “what?” Ugh. And of course we indulge him.

I didn’t get any pics at the barn, but here he is on the front porch today, master of all he surveys! 


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4 Comments so far ↓

  • otisgreatdane

    So wonderful to hear! Glad he is making progress now.

    Still being spoonfed? What a ham lol. Hey whatever works! I’d do the same for my Otis.

  • benny55

    Colonel Mosby surveying his Kingdom from his pprch….and soooo happy to be doing it!!

    I am soooop delighted to jear how well Mosby is doing! Knowing he is his happy self again is spectacular news!! Being able to return to his regular routine and to be soooo happy doing it is what we’ve all been hoping for! 🙂 🙂

    Visualizing him holding out to be spoon fed just lights up my world! 🙂 I’m all about spoiling and catering to my dogs in anyway that adds extra sparkle to their day!!

    Thanks for the great update AND adorable picture!

    Sending spoonfuls of love!

    Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Frankie too!

  • otisandtess

    Great news! You have had a rough ride. Seems like spoon feeding is a small price to pay for a happy dog!

  • tinsch

    We should swap pictures of our two majesties eating off spoons! *lol* I’m sorry I started this! 🙂 Maybe it’s time you moved on to the fine china after all 🙂

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