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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Good News!

Your P.O.T.P. did the job!

It's a bird, It's a plane.....
It's SUPER Stanzie!!

Well, it has been a week of fret and worry. When a senior dog develops a giant, bruised, bloody and oozing lump that suddenly appears for no known cause, you can't help but think the worst and prepare yourself for diagnosis 'C'.
But, it was not the outcome today for Constanza Marie.
Cancer has been ruled out.
Her final diagnosis was Toxic Spider Bite. 
The swelling has gone down and 2 distinct marks are now apparent. While still scary and very gnarly looking, we can fix this!
So for now, we stay on her meds and antibiotics. The vet said she does not have to wear the "cone of shame" and if she licks the leg (not obsessively), it is okay for now. She is actually doing it some good and draining some of the fluid away.

She continues to enjoy all her meals and is really bummed about missing her walks.
We hope to have her back on the Idita-Walk trail, when we get the "thumbs up" from her vet.

Thank you for all your well wishes, it made US feel better. 
Stanzie was never worried :)

The OP Pack diagnosed Stanzie 2 days ago, without even seeing her leg!!
We wonder if they make house calls?


  1. Whew, that's good news, you take good care of her and give her lots of huggies and kissies from Me & Bites

    The Mad Scots

  2. WooHoo! Bpxer wiggle butt happy dance is happenin' at our house now. :) We LUVS you both!

    Woofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae and Max

  3. Were very happy that the power of the paw worked and she will be okay soon!

  4. YAY!! Glad to hear it!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  5. That is the bestest news!!!! Keep getting better Stanzie!
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Greta

  6. WoooooHooooo!!! This is the most FABulous news!! And your flower 'hat' is most fetchin' Stanzie!
    Oh, and Ma said that your whining probably helped too....
    Ruby ♥

  7. Hip, hip AAARROoooooo! That's great news! No big C. We bet there are lots of smiles at your house.

    Oh, and with those flying ears, we thought you were a scottie.

    XXXOOO Bella & Roxy

  8. Oh good! So happy to hear that the big C didn't find its way to Stanzie. Hope she has a speedy recovery with that spider bite, though!

  9. Hope she recovers soon from dat spider bite!

  10. So awesome that all it was was a nasty spider bite! Hope you're feeling much better soon Stanzie!!

  11. Grand news indeed! Stay clear of the spiders in future Stanzie.

  12. We are so happy to hear this news, Stanzie! whooooohooooooo

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

  13. Oh no Ms Turkey Leg got a spider bite....yikes? We hope the meds do the trick and it is better soon. Sending more healing vibes and POTP. Phew no cone of shame. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

  14. Whoo Hoo!! That is good news. We will keep our paws crossed that it continues to get better.

  15. Oh that's great! I'm so happy with you. Do you have such dangerous spiders? I hope now all goes well and the meds will help her to get well soon. I'm off now to search for my mom, she only read spider and ran away...

  16. oMD OOOOOOMD for as BAD as THIS is... it is soooooo much better than it COULD have Been. THAT is WONDERFUL NEWS.
    We are STILL sending our POWERFUL POTP and VIBES>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

  17. So glad to hear this news - how much worse it could have been. Mom says she would love to make a house call if you can teach her the ways of good gardening:)

    Heal well, Stanzie.

    Woos - Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

  18. Yey, Stanzie!
    I have lumps too but my vet says its nothing.
    I feel OK except for Keeper who worries a lot.

  19. that is pawsome news - not that she got bit by a spider but that it will get better and isn't anything nastier.

  20. WOOHOO!!! That mean ol' spider, putting your family to all that worry!

  21. So glad you are on the mend and it was not the big C!

  22. read it on FB and so happy for the GOOD news. Lots of Golden Woofs