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Chloe is Poorly Vets Wed.

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I have recently been through a bladder tumor with my girl Zelda. The only thing I could try was the same medication that is used for bladder tumors in dogs. Surgery really isn't an option as it can cause more damage than it's worth to the bladder. She just had an ultrasound a few weeks ago and her bladder is perfect. Hopefully it will be something like this. You can have more time to spoil her. I know at some point it will probably return, but I am thankful for the time that has been bought.
My vet Simon said the same about the bladder. At first he thought her tumour was in the bladder. In the early days of diagnosis
 

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Dave - I know @PigglePuggle speaks very highly of her get in Liverpool.
That may be closer for you for a second opinion.
Hopefully she’ll pick this up and tell which vet it is
Oh are you near Liverpool David?
Our vets is Vets4Pets in Penny Lane Shopping Centre, L15. Head vet Clare really knows her stuff, and younger vet Alessandro is an amazing piggy whisperer, he's so kind and really knows how to examine piggies, he sits the piggy in front of him and works his way down their tummy feeling everything, talking to them all the time... I would definitely recommend them! Their prices are very reasonable too, and they usually give free post-op checks until piggy is better- Tallulah got 6 free post-op checks after her abscess surgery!
 

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Oh are you near Liverpool David?
Our vets is Vets4Pets in Penny Lane Shopping Centre, L15. Head vet Clare really knows her stuff, and younger vet Alessandro is an amazing piggy whisperer, he's so kind and really knows how to examine piggies, he sits the piggy in front of him and works his way down their tummy feeling everything, talking to them all the time... I would definitely recommend them! Their prices are very reasonable too, and they usually give free post-op checks until piggy is better- Tallulah got 6 free post-op checks after her abscess surgery!
That's really good to know.
From Chloe big hugs. xx
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Please do NOT let your vet open her up. I had this done once with my late Connie but that was AFTER ultasounds, x rays and urine cultures had been carried out. Also, it sounds like a lot of money. My vet only charges around £40 for an ultrasound as it isn't invasive and around £60 for an x-ray which she tries to do conscious of she can. If she can't do it consious, she just gives a whiff of gas. I'm sorry David, but I would be inclined to seek a second opinion
 

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Please do NOT let your vet open her up. I had this done once with my late Connie but that was AFTER ultasounds, x rays and urine cultures had been carried out. Also, it sounds like a lot of money. My vet only charges around £40 for an ultrasound as it isn't invasive and around £60 for an x-ray which she tries to do conscious of she can. If she can't do it consious, she just gives a whiff of gas. I'm sorry David, but I would be inclined to seek a second opinion
I agree and I'm looking local at one I've heard about .then there's other options.
Thank you. x
 

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I think when Puggle needed an xray it was about £70-80 and definitely done without anaesthetic, though she was a bit sleepy from the buprenorphine pain relief she'd had. We paid £130 in total I think for an emergency consultation, xray, subcutaneous fluid injection, buprenorphine injection, and ranitidine and loxicom to take home.
 

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How is Chloe today David? x
You just beat me to it! I was going to ask the same thing.
Guys you don't know how much it means you asking and all those who are helping
She was fine and you know I did me normal silly voice and have um they little treat and Heidi also not bothered so that's telling me Dave they board with blueberrys Lol
She was munching on a selection of leaves with one big eye on me. She eat Apple as tho never had it before.
So this am all piggies ok. course I'm going to sort another vet visit out soon.
I'm working now and charity walk this afternoon and i can tell you I'm missing my furballs a lot. xx
 

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update guys.
Chloe is ok still eatin etc.
I've had a long hard look at vets with a excotic vet.
I found one called Oakmount about 10 miles away.
The rec was lovely and the specialist spoke to me about Chloe.
You can tell when someone cares interest as really came across.
She didnt want a quick look at Chloe she wants her for while so we agreed Chloe AND Heidi have a day at vets wed. so she can be monitored etc
I'm very happy tho will worry like mad.
Xx
 

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yay this sounds so much better. I hope that she will be alright and that the vet can get to the bottom of it for you.

Best of luck xx
 
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