Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Power of the Paw - 8pm Update

Update: Just got back from the Vet's. The Dr. said these lumps are allergies! (Just a coincidence that they popped up today and the other lumps popped up yesterday???)

Not the best picture but the lump is very red.

Lily got a big shot of steroids in her rear end. She will be taking steroid pills starting tomorrow and we have to up the benedryl to a whole tablet 3 times a day. Double Ug! Guess I need to buy more Pill Pockets now....

We're praying that these new lumpies go away real soon. Lily is shaking her head quite a bit and we have to be very careful that she doesn't rupture another disk doing this.

We had to make a trip to the Vet's this morning. We went for a hike in the park yesterday and by last night Lily was breaking out in bumps on her belly and neck. (We will post the hike pic's another day.) So of course I dosed her with some Benedryl last night. By this morning she was shaking and scratching her ears and licking the bumps that she could reach.

So off to the Vet's we go.....

Yup, found the treats!
The Dr. concluded that the bumps were some type of bug bites and that I did the right thing by giving her Benedryl. She said to give her the Benedryl 3 times a day and call if any more problems. And... while we were there, the girls also had a pedicure. (Mommy's too scared to trim our nails.)
Then about 4pm I noticed a whole sh*t load of bumps breaking out all over her neck and some of them are red and festering! Just what the heck!!!! So I called the vet and I have to bring her back at 7pm tonight. Ugh.....
Please think some good thoughts for my baby.
Mommy Kim
p.s. Please continue to keep Anna Rose in your prayers too as she is very sick.


  1. I hope they can figure out what it is instead of just guessing. Hope she gets relief from the itching soon.

    Cindy & Millie

  2. We are on It!, prayers and crossed paws.

    Your Furiends
    Susie & Bites

  3. They don't have fire ants in New York, do they? When we first moved to Florida 20 years ago we had a very young Doxie puppy named Tara. The first thing Tara did when we moved her to our new house was run in the yard and start digging in what she thought was a sand pile. Well.....it was a fire ant hill. She was also covered with bumps that looked very similar to Lily's.

    Lots of crossed paws over here for Lily. We also talked to Anna Rose's Mommy on the telephone a while ago and keeping her in our prayers too.

  4. Oh no! My BBFF, PLEASE get better soon! I'm just so worried over here. Do y'all have fire ants? Could she have gotten into poison ivy or something? Lily, tell your momma she can email me (nolabuggy@gmail.com) anytime if she can't update or just needs a furiend. Love you so much, get better soon! 16 paws crossed here
    Nola and crew

  5. We hope she feels better soon.

  6. We were thinking fire ants too - seems too coincidental to us to be allergies. Would they really pop out that fast and all at once? We sure hope the meds help her and the bumps go away. Just an FYI, she is probably going to drink a lot and need to pee a lot more often from that shot. Thunder had one recently and it seemed to have an impact on him for about a week.

    Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  7. Oh no! Hope you can get this all figured out! Paws crossed and good vibes on their way!

  8. OH NO!!!! Did the ants get you? You are in my prayers and my paws are crossed super tight for you.

  9. Howdy Lily and Muffin, yikes we hope your bites/lumps have gotten smaller. That doesn't sound good you poor little girl. We have paws crossed you are feeling much better and send you gentle hugs and Rory sends his amazing Healing Slobber to you. Rub in generously and you will feel like new!! Take care. No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

  10. We are on it....paws crossed for everyone. Hope those bumps and lumps go away soon....how frustrating!

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  11. Well dis just sucks...been there, done it and it ain't fun. Actually I has been there a gazillion times...hehehe.
    They say dogs with allergies are special;)


  12. Lily pal we hope you are better today. No scratchy scratchy now. We send healing paw and big love and if you need it a hideous blue bandage. Have a wonderful Wednesday we hope.
    Best wishes Molly

  13. Oh Lily....gotta scare off those old allergy bugs. Not fun....no not fun at all. And.....quit shaking your head so much. You's gonna get your brains all rattled.

  14. Hey Lily!
    Wow, I'm so sorry you have those nasty itchies! Sounds like the dogtor is on this and I'm sure the meds will help you. Meanwhile I'm sending my healing vibes to give you some comfort. Get well soon.
    BTW: BWAR HAR HAR to Amber's rattled brains comment! BOL
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

  15. Lily:
    I am sending a prayer that you will get better soon, try not to bite and scratch at your little red bumps although I know that is very very hard!!! We are trying to keep up on Anna Rose also. I talked about her in my blog yesterday so we can get even more prayers for her. Take care little girl!!
    stella rose

  16. Glad she is feeling better. But Newbs is worried about her. I think he thinks you all aren't looking out for her enough considering you are constantly moving trying to get away from Humpty Hump.

    Newby wants you all to make your southern trip THROUGH Lexington. He will be beside I-75 and US 60 with his dog bowls and treats and squeeky toy and blankets. :)

    Shelle, Milo, Dixie and Newby,

  17. Paws crossed! that sounds uncomfortable and a bit skeery.

  18. Oh no, sweetie! We'll be counting off the hours til your Mama
    posts when you get back from the dawgtor!

    (((Hugs)) your friends
    Oskar & Schatzi

  19. Kisses to you.
    I´m so sad about Anne Rose!

  20. Woof to you Lily Belle!!!! You and your mom are in my and my assistant's thoughts and prayers. Hives and red bite marks are seriously scary!!!! I've been through 2 episodes like that myself and each time wound up at the emergency vet. Please keep us posted on your progress.

    And thanks so much for nominating us to do a "Share It Sunday" post with Molly the Wally. We are SUPER excited!!!! Also, are you or your mom on Facebook? If so, please friend me (Mazzie Takes Manhattan) so that we can see even more photos of one another. Much love to you, Muffin and Mommy Kim - XXOO - Mazzie

  21. We hope you are better now. Those nAsty reddy thingies don't seem to away so easily. We hope that you get better soon.

    ***thinking somehappy positive thoughts for dear Lily.

    Huggies and Cheese,


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