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08-05-2014, 06:21 PM
RE: Seperation anxiety
(08-05-2014 06:10 PM)Dom Wrote:  
(08-05-2014 05:55 PM)Smercury44 Wrote:  How are things with Mop, Dom? Is he adjusting to his temporary lifestyle a little better yet?
...I have gained 3 pounds from not moving. Confused...

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14-05-2014, 09:48 AM
RE: Seperation anxiety
Well, he's going off his meds today. No more stairs ( had to install a gate), no jumping (lifting him into the car and out of it), special way of lifting that supports the back 100%, and no jumping up.

The last is the hardest, since he is a small dog he tends to stand up against the chair when he wants attention and that is out. Obviously he is doing this when I am not paying attention, so who knows how long it will take to get a grip on that one.

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14-05-2014, 10:00 AM
RE: Seperation anxiety
Can you get some sort of ramp?

I recently bought a set of two step to help Chopper get on the couch and I noticed while looking that there are also ramps of varying sizes available.

Just a thought.

Hope things continue to go well.

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14-05-2014, 10:05 AM
RE: Seperation anxiety
(14-05-2014 10:00 AM)Anjele Wrote:  Can you get some sort of ramp?

I recently bought a set of two step to help Chopper get on the couch and I noticed while looking that there are also ramps of varying sizes available.

Just a thought.

Hope things continue to go well.

Not sure of a ramp is going to be helpful - for the car it's easier to pick him up. Also, going up the ramp - it will at first curve his spine backwards as he steps on it from the even ground - we don't want to curve the spine backwards. Remember, Lhasas are one of these long dogs, like wieners.

He can curl up to sleep, but not make the spine go the other direction.

Main thing - he's a happy dog and seems to have zero pain. Yeah!

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