Thursday, June 11, 2009
Makai and Whistler's Mother.
So the pup gave his head one hard shake too many and developed an aural hematoma. Translation: he popped a blood vessel in his ear and the whole thing swelled up like a water balloon. Owie. The surgery to fix it is pretty gnarly and would have cost gobs of money, so we opted for a more conservative approach of draining the fluid and wrapping his ear super tight to keep pressure on it (downside is it's much more likely to come back this way). Personally, I'm a fan of this headband/cone-of-shame combo. Very stylish.
He always works his charm on the ladies at the vet, and they sent him home with a Get Well Soon card and a sweet little message on his wrap (which he accidentally tried to kick off):