Staple Out!

6 Mar

So Smidge had her stomach UN-stapled yesterday.

The surgery went well but she still has to stay at the vet until Monday to make sure the plumbing still works properly.

30 Responses to “Staple Out!”

  1. Tena Lynn March 6, 2011 at 9:57 am #

    Whew!!!

    Poor little girl. Thanks for telling us, I was thinking about all of you last night!!

    Put her on a strict no-staples diet.🙂

    Now, mom and dad~~~~breathe. Love you guys.

  2. Nitou March 6, 2011 at 9:59 am #

    Poor Smidge😥 I’m happy the surgery went well. Thanks for the heads up😀

  3. Marilyn Kanes March 6, 2011 at 10:05 am #

    So glad Smidge is now staple free! Sending healing to the little one, courage to Pip for being without her sister, and peace to their parents! I know how hard it is to have your beloved pets away from you, and the worry you go through. Pip and Smidge have the love of all that have come in contact with you both, and that’s a big load of love for two little doggies! 🙂

  4. Jeanie March 6, 2011 at 10:18 am #

    Speedy recovery Smidge!

  5. Debbie M. March 6, 2011 at 11:53 am #

    Thanks for the update, Jorge. I’m so happy the surgery went well! I hope Smidge is back on all four feet soon:)

  6. Anastasia March 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm #

    Make sure you puppy-proof the house, I have three dogs and for the longest time I had to make sure the house was completely free of swallowable hazards in reach of the critters, and I had to crate them when I couldn’t watch them like a hawk. It takes a lot out of you, but it’s better than surgery, and eventually they stop eating every single thing they see. I hope.

  7. Alicia March 6, 2011 at 1:04 pm #

    Hooray! Speedy recovery, Little One!

  8. Sim March 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm #

    aww poor little thing!
    i hope she gets back on her paws very soon
    Sim

  9. Katie March 6, 2011 at 1:45 pm #

    Glad baby girl is getting better!

  10. Samantha Kam March 6, 2011 at 1:59 pm #

    Whew! Hooray! Be well Smidge!

    Also, gotta give propz to your mad photoshop skillz, yo.

  11. Kelley March 6, 2011 at 2:04 pm #

    I wonder why staples are so yummy in first place…you know, my cousin ate a staple in the first grade….

  12. Jessica March 6, 2011 at 2:11 pm #

    thank goodness, so happy to hear it. I know how worried I get when one of ours is sick

  13. pamelalovescharlie March 6, 2011 at 2:22 pm #

    Good news! So glad to hear she is on the mend…that little girl will be so happy when you guys pick her up tomorrow🙂

  14. eB March 6, 2011 at 2:27 pm #

    What a scare! Thank God she’s OK!!!!

  15. jackie March 6, 2011 at 2:56 pm #

    still think you should have named her RADAR. Glad shes’ doing so well.

  16. Chris M March 6, 2011 at 3:38 pm #

    Darn dogs, you love them no matter what but you still wish they would use a little common sense when they eat!

  17. john (not lennon) March 6, 2011 at 3:56 pm #

    Get well soon poor wee smidgeywidgeen

  18. MerryKarma March 6, 2011 at 6:47 pm #

    Glad the surgery went well…Wishing Smidge a speedy recovery.

  19. Maeve March 6, 2011 at 6:57 pm #

    Poor puppy. I had a friend in high school once who swallowed a mouth full of straight pins. She was using them to pin up a skirt and one minute they were between her lips and the next they weren’t. One little staple doesn’t come close to that. There is a TV show on National Geographic called “My dog ate what”? It’s about dogs who eat astonishing things. Might make Smidge feel better (or give her ideas).

  20. kathy March 6, 2011 at 7:52 pm #

    Awww, hugs to little Smidge…and to “Mom and Dad” too! Glad her surgery went well! xx

  21. Susan March 6, 2011 at 8:02 pm #

    You know I *just* spent the evening at a friend’s hose dealing with a sick dog:/

    I’m glad you were able to take care of your puppy!

  22. Katherine March 7, 2011 at 12:05 am #

    Poor pup. Glad it’s turning out okay!

  23. Claudia March 7, 2011 at 2:53 am #

    Poor baby! Poor Mom and Dad!!!!
    So glad the surgery is over and she will be home later today.

  24. MARTA March 7, 2011 at 5:40 am #

    poor!!!!I hope she gets well soon, que se mejore pronto!!! animos!!!

  25. DANIEL ELCHE March 7, 2011 at 6:44 am #

    all do well because you have a good friend good doctor Jack Shephard jaja
    recovery expected soon

  26. Julienne March 7, 2011 at 12:27 pm #

    Is she back home yet? How is the recovery going? Cheli (my pooch) and I are sending good vibes and a hugging “Get Well Soon”.

  27. Tiffany noélli March 7, 2011 at 4:09 pm #

    I glad the surgery went well… Puppies eat everything that looks ahead. Thankfully it was only a scare…

  28. Jeff March 9, 2011 at 2:21 pm #

    Dog senses earthquake: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV4EMzyJsqU

  29. Tammie March 11, 2011 at 8:19 am #

    My older son put everything in his mouth when he was a baby. I was constantly fishing things out of his mouth. I think he finally quit doing that when he was 15. I hope Smidge mends quickly so she can come home, and get lots of love. You may have to resort to desginating a puppy room or putting her in a pen of some kind when she is home without people to keep her safe and staple free.
    P.S. (I hope Nunu’s resting place is on high ground.)

  30. devonellington March 12, 2011 at 12:45 pm #

    Poor little sweetheart! I’m glad she’s okay now.

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