12/02/2008 Heartworm test - negative
12/02/2008 Lepto vaccination
02/13/2009 Cardiologist visit - grade 1/6 murmur with a mild soft mitral valve click; return visit not needed unless her murmur gets louder.
02/26/2009 Dental cleaning & xrays - teeth & gums look great; 3 extractions were necessary.
02/26/2009 DHPP vaccination
Updated 7th March 2009 at 06:28 AM by Cathy Moon
12/02/2008 Heartworm test negative
12/30/2008 Dental cleaning & xrays - teeth & gums look great
12/30/2008 Blood panel - everything within normal ranges
01/31/2008 Lepto vaccination; our vet will do titers for DHPP in Jan. 2010 rather than vaccinate.
02/13/2008 Cardiologist visit - grade 4/6 murmur, x-rays show moderate heart enlargement, no evidence of congestive heart failure. Return in 6 months for reevaluation.
Updated 7th March 2009 at 06:26 AM by Cathy Moon
I've decided to keep track of my cavaliers' health records here - since we've been working very hard to keep each dog up to date. I'm going to make one post in each dog's name and use this blog as a quick reference.
Last week we took Belle for her usual evening walk but it was a rainy night so by the time we got home we were all filthy, cold and needing baths & showers. We only have Belle 3 weeks this week so last week was her first bath in our house (we didnt want to overwhelm her the minute she arrived). She had a great time, my OH washed her and I blow dried and styled her hair She loved it. Her coat was quite matted so she got a good brush though and looked gorgeous. I have some pictures of the beauty
So we just adopted Belle, a 4 year old Tri female Cavalier. I live with my partner and our 2 little boys (aged nearly 10 and 18 months). We have been having the discussion for ages now about whether to get a dog (not a dog, a cavalier ).
I had kind of nudged the OH away from getting a puppy and we were going to go to the pound to get a rescue dog and I had been building myself up for the trip (I am the biggest sap ever and probably would have tried to take 10