- heart worm test (positive - dang - but I thought would be)
- nail trim (all black, oldie thick)
- teeth clean
I picked him up in the late afternoon, drizzle and cold surrounding us. He was pretty dopey - went right to his house crate to sleep. Later, I moved him outside to do his business; he did both (yeah!), then back to his crate; gave him a food filled Kong with a bowl of water....he slept all night long!
His breath stunk; I thought he was missing some teeth. Not really - those in front are worn down to the gum-line (hmmm.....long time in a pen, perhaps chewing on the wire? - we once tried to put Cane in a pen at Safe Harbor; as Alice and I watched, when he could not open the pen with his feet/nails, he tried to rip it open with his teeth; he returned to Silverwalk); no teeth removed but you can see for yourselves what he put up with:
|before - look at the back teeth especially - eeuuw!|
However, NOW he is eating like a champ - I fed him up slowly to be careful with any gum pain as well as anesthesia recovery but here are Walter's sparklers after his dental: