It’s been quite a day. Maude is in the Intensive Care Unit at the animal hospital in Yorkville. During a routine vet appoint this afternoon to treat an ear infection she went into an endless seizure that the doctors were incapable of stopping. In the end they had to put her into a coma. They are slowly bringing her back to consciousness while treating her with new drugs to stop the epilepsy. The specialist says that it is not life threatening but of course, the entire day has been exhausting. Emotionally I am wrecked and I have been crying uncontrollably. Hopefully she will be well enough to take home tomorrow but they suspect that she will have to spend one more night to be sure. Although it is unusual for pets to not be able to come out of a seizure, it is not impossible, quite the opposite. They just have to find the right dosage. I’m trying to stay positive.
I have never had a dog like Maude. She is the greatest, and the thought of never seeing her again is unbearable to imagine. As we were saying goodbye to her tonight her ears perked up and her eyes opened. She knew we were there. I love her. More than anything. Please, if you read this, send good vibes.