Because I love My Dog…Reblogging an earlier post.

Author Mary J. McCoy-Dressel

I’m updating this old blog post because of a recent incident with my dog. I woke in the February 2, 2015 2wee hour of the morning to her standing beside my bed, panting as if she had run a marathon. I let her out, thinking that’s what she wanted. It wasn’t.

I went back to sleep and again she woke me, still panting. This told me she must’ve been in pain. I called my son because she’s really his dog, and he came to check on her.

By then, my concern escalated to fear of her having a heart problem. She ended up going to an emergency vet center, which is what her vet suggested. The vet at the emergency center suspected pain as well. In the past she had injured her knee–a torn ligament.

Earlier snowfall 2015. Nothing compared to the East Coast. Earlier snowfall 2015. Nothing compared to the East Coast.

With the deep snow we’re experiencing, the vet said…

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