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Horrible Day

June 28th, 2018 at 07:00 am

Yesterday was one of the worst days ever. 2 of my dogs were bit by a snake. The smallest did not survive. I rushed him to the ER and they tried to do what they could. They said that they could try the anti-venom but that they did not think he would survive even with it. The anticipated cost of treatment with the anti-venom was $3K. My other dog was also caught on the lip. His treatment with anti-venom would also be $3K. The vet felt like he would be ok with normal treatment which consisted of injections, cleaning, pain meds and antibiotics. I had to open a credit account to pay for this. I don't regret it. My love for them and my other animals is insurmountable. In total, with the treatments and the euthanasia it cost $700 for both dogs. I am heartbroken and exhausted. (Got home from the ER about 1:00 AM and only slept about an hour and a half) Please send healing thoughts and prayers for my boy that made it. And maybe some thoughts and prayers that I can have strength to endure this.

11 Responses to “Horrible Day”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Oh no! I'm so sorry. I will send you and your dog prayers! You will recover from this. The emotions are high right now of course, but they will improve with time and patience.

  2. ceejay74 Says:

    I'm so sorry, Rose. It's unimaginable how you must feel.

  3. CB in the City Says:

    What a terrible thing to go through. My heart goes out to you. Stay strong and just love the boy that made it.

  4. starfishy Says:

    so sorry to read this devastating news - so painful to lose your sweet boy so suddenly.
    Frown thinking of you and sending comfort as you and your other boy recover.

  5. Wink Says:

    Rose, I am so sorry. What a terrible thing to go through. My thoughts are with you.

  6. Dido Says:

    Rise, I'm so sorry. Prayers that your surviving dog pulls through.

  7. pjmama Says:

    How horrible Frown Thinking of you and your little boy. I hope he comes out of it healthy and safe.

  8. LuckyRobin Says:

    I'm so sorry. I wish life weren't kicking you so hard right now.

  9. rob62521 Says:

    I am so sorry. Hopefully things will start getting brighter for you.

  10. MonkeyMama Says:

    Oh no! So sorry to read this. Hang in there.

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