Friday, June 25, 2010

Joey, Summer 2010

(Sitting on Dad's Lap, Looking Out on the Boulevard)

Joey took a bit of a tumble out of the big bed last night when he jumped down to get a drink of water without using the  doggie stairs.  His front right leg is hurting pretty bad, but he's on an herbal pain med and spent the day with good Dachshund friends while Dad was at work.  If it's still hurting tomorrow, a visit to the vet is in order.
There's nothing worse than when they are in pain, no matter how small or great.


Teddy said...

Joey, so sorry to hear you are hurt! I sure understand. I do the same thing, and get scolded. I keep forgetting that jumping off the bed equals pain. Sure home you feel better soon. My lady has a heating pad for me when my back is hurting. Take it easy and you'll be okay! No more jumping off the bed!

Alison @ Merry Dogs said...

Poor Joey, I really hope he is ok.

Lovely blog, I enjoy finding my way round it and always find new things to read.

Anonymous said...

Hope you heal quickly.
Your friends, Jerry, Kay and Clancy

Rowdy and Bette said...

Thanks a bunch. Joey seems to be feeling better today - he looks much more alert. Yesterday he was hunched over, ears down, tail between his legs, totally unlike him. He was still hungry though, so that was good. Today he looks much brighter, and while he's still limping, he should be as good as new in a few days. If he's still limping Monday, then he'll visit Mr. Veterinarian.

Anonymous said...

Hi Joey, hope your leg gets better soon!

Anonymous said...

Sounds likes he's on the mend. Hope he gets back to 100% very soon! Sending him good healing vibes!

Becky (and Michael)

Adam said...

Joey! Wishing you a very speedy recovery and don't jump off that tall bed in the middle of the night, anymore!
Heal fast!
Adam, and Joey the longhaired dachshund

Anonymous said...

Get better Joey! We miss you!

Bogie and Monty

Taffy said...

Gosh Joey! So sorry you got hurt. It is good to know you are feeling better. Be careful next time, big guy!

Anonymous said...

Oh Joey! I hope you are better! From your friend in Virginia, Molly in McLean

kalyxcorn said...

hey so is Joey feelin better now? Wagging tails want to know! :)

Rowdy and Bette said...

Thanks for asking Baxter, and everyone - Joey is doing great, can't see that he's having any issues at all. Stopped his herbal pain meds about a week after the incident. Am working on getting a ramp for the bed instead of the stairs - but in the meantime, no more big bed for Joey and Maggie for about 2 weeks now.
They've actually adjusted quite well to sleeping in their own bed on the floor. But come wintertime, someone's gonna need some warm Dachshunds in the bed.

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