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loopylucy
15th February 2012, 08:27 PM
my poor alfy boy has to go to the vets on thursday to have a dental operation :( he has been yelping in pain for a while and the vet is unsure if its his mouth or if he has strained his neck, he has bad teeth anyway ans has done since we rescued him.

he is on antibiotics and painkillers atm and he has been a diffrent dog so fingers crossed he will be better after his op xx

twinklepaws
15th February 2012, 08:56 PM
Awwww poor Alfy, I hope he's feeling better soon x

Nicki
15th February 2012, 10:53 PM
I'm sorry to hear about Alfy do hope the op goes well tomorrow. I am concerned about the yelping, it sounds extreme to be from dental issues though.

Once he is through the op I think I would return the vets for a full examination, maybe x-rays to see if there is anything going on?

I know we all jump to conclusions about SM whenever we hear about yelping and possible neck pain but other things needs to be ruled out first. Do familiarise yourself with the symptoms though and note if Alfy is doing anything else.

Tania
15th February 2012, 11:19 PM
Good advice from Nicky. We will be thinking of Alfy tomorrow.:hug:

pippa
16th February 2012, 12:05 AM
Hope all goes well for Alfy x

Tania
16th February 2012, 09:58 PM
How did Alfy get on? I have been thinking about him.

loopylucy
4th March 2012, 03:06 PM
just a quick update, alfy is fine! vets really happy with him took 13 teeth out! breath is loads better and he has only yelped once since his op and that was because he fell off the sofa play fighting with treva which he hasnt done since he has been bad! no stopping the little man now

Tania
4th March 2012, 06:51 PM
Crikey! 13 teeth. I know this is a stupid question but why so many?

Nicki
4th March 2012, 10:02 PM
Oh poor wee fellow.

It's great news that he is ok now - he must have been really sore :(

NurseSophie89
4th March 2012, 11:35 PM
Poor Alfy! Glad to hear he's ok! 13 teeth.. how many teeth do cavaliers have? I cant imagine Lola having 13 teeth in her little mouth!!

loopylucy
14th March 2012, 01:09 PM
he had 13 teeth out and already missing 3 :( he was a rescue and already had rotten teeth no matter how much we brushed nothing worked and they were all loose and very badly rotted according to the vet :( my little gummy bear haha

Reptigirl
18th March 2012, 02:54 AM
Blitz had 16 teeth removed and was already missing 2 or 3. He was a rescue too. He still has a couple of teeth left in there and he can eat dry food just fine.

Hope your little guy is feeling better!