Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Vet Visit

Took Hiro to the Vet yesterday to have his ears checked. And lo and behold! He has a lot of gunk in his year. The vet squirted some cleaner in his ears and put some ointment in there. I gotta do this once a day for the next 7 days. The vet had to put a nylon muzzle on him while she did this cause she didn't want him to bite her. Hiro has never bit anyone, but oh wells. I just kept my mouth shut. I felt bad for Hiro. A technician had to come hold him down. Hiro was freaking out. But he was a good boy. He didn't make one peep. He was a lot better when we got home. Last night he hardly scrached his ears. I can't wait for the next 7 days to be over.

This vet visit burned a hole in my pocket. Hopefully Hiro's insurance will cover some of it. ><"

4 comments:

  1. Hiro, I wish you a speedy recovery.

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  2. yeah, figured. had the same situation with my shiba. glad hiro is going to get better. as a suggestion, do it in the bathroom. when hiro shakes his head, it will spray everywhere. try to leave the solution in there for a couple secs, rubbing his ears with the solution in it. dont forget to use a swab to wipe some of the gunk out!
    now to deal with my dogs and potential allergies.

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  3. Hopefully he gets better soon! What insurance did you end up going with? I'm shopping around for them now.

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  4. Peter: yup! I took Hiro to the bathroom. I had to get my dad to help me hold it down. It's a 2 person job!
    Buffyshiba: I have healthy paws. This ear infection is my first claim. They got really good reviews online so I decided to go with them.

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