Barney’s Bad Day

It’s been a traumatic day in the life of Barney, today. I noticed that he was hopping about on three legs a day or so ago, but you know how it is… He’s a crazy Cocker and he leaps about a lot. If he’d just jumped off of the sofa and landed funny, I didn’t want to be paying out for x-rays and investigations, only for him to be right as rain after a day or so.

Well, how bad do I feel now? What a terrible Mummy I am. I noticed last night that his back paw had now swollen up and looked kind of nasty. So we took a trip the vet this morning and ended up leaving him there for an exploratory investigation.

10447398_708218035916569_8571078138478276059_n

The culprit? A 12mm grass seed that had worked it’s way up into his foot. My poor little baby. Thank you to the lovely ladies at Vets4Pets in Maldon, for looking after him.

9285_562487623857472_3839927934801207926_n

So, after a day at the vets, Barney is now home, sporting some very fetching, bright blue vet wrap, minus one grass seed and feeling rather sorry for himself.

dog paw grass seed

grass seed dog paw

grass seed dog paw

grass seed dog paw

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Personal Stuff and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Barney’s Bad Day

  1. John Mole says:

    Looks quite fetching in his bright blue bandage. Get well soon Barney

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s