Crawling out of the Cave

Crawling out of the Cave

It has been way too long since the last update, post, etc.  A lot of things have been going on recently that have draw my attentions elsewhere.  I apologize for that.  I know a number of people have found their way to this blog because of all the FHO posts and you are...
2014!

2014!

We are back in frigid cold of Chicago.  The drive up wasn’t so bad, but man oh man was it a shock to go from 80 degrees to -20 with the wind chills.  The first few days we were back the dogs didn’t want to be outside for long.  Bacio would shiver and just...
FHO Recovery Round 2, 2 weeks

FHO Recovery Round 2, 2 weeks

Wow. I don’t know if my little bear understands this time that this surgery is good for him or what, but this recovery has been leaps and bounds better.  So far at least, I’m hoping it stays this way. A short clip of Bacio walking 5 days post surgery...
Second Femoral Head Ostectomy

Second Femoral Head Ostectomy

It happened.  Round 2 has officially begun.  Last Friday, the 25th, I dropped Bacio off for his second Femoral Head Ostectomy (FHO) surgery.  We pulled into the parking lot around 8:30am.  it was closer to 8:45 when we got in the door, not because it was a long walk,...

5 months post FHO and running fine!

I know I know, I haven’t updated in a long long time.  Things have gotten pretty busy over here. I have been working 3 jobs this year in order to subsidize the costs of Bacio’s surgeries and therapies.  Now that the weather is warmer work has been busy!...

Three months after Femoral Head Ostectomy

Tomorrow is April 18th, on January 18th, three months ago, Bacio went his for his FHO surgery on his right hip.  His hip dysplasia is so severe it was pretty much a flip of the coin deciding which leg to operate on first.  With all the set backs, falling, and...