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Category: Shayna’s medical condition

12Mar13: “Celebrating 4 months plus 1, 2, 3, 4…”

12Mar13: “Celebrating 4 months plus 1, 2, 3, 4…”

March 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Summary: Shayna is doing amazingly well.  We are very, very fortunate, especially for those who’ve donated to Shayna’s Health Fund, which helps enable me to continue providing her with the array of medicines and supplements that, so far, are keeping her in such amazing health. Previously: See our February 8 update, which contains a detailed […]

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08Feb13 Update on Shayna: Great news!!!

08Feb13 Update on Shayna: Great news!!!

February 8, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

It gives me great pleasure to report some really great news, to Shayna’s friends and donors to her Health Fund! On Monday, February 4, we had our long-awaited follow-up exam and ultrasound with our wonderful holistic veterinarian, Dr. Janice Raab.  Aside from evaluating Shayna’s overall health, the key question was whether the tumor on her heart (hemangiosarcoma) […]

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09Dec12: Update on Shayna’s medical condition

09Dec12: Update on Shayna’s medical condition

December 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

(Note: This is going to be a document that will evolve over time; check back for updates)     Catching up: Our life from Sept. 5 through Oct. 28, 2012 For the seven weeks after Shayna’s liver surgery on Sept. 4, life for us was pretty awesome.  As I describe here, she recovered very quickly, […]

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Shayna’s scar check, night training, and our howling contest

Shayna’s scar check, night training, and our howling contest

September 14, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

(Sept 14) Shayna continues to rapidly heal from surgery; here we are resuming our training, and at our wonderful holistic vet’s office.

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Update: Shayna’s recovery from surgery, and medical prognosis

Update: Shayna’s recovery from surgery, and medical prognosis

September 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

(Sept 9) A detailed update of all the key data concerning Shayna’s (very positive!) medical condition and outlook, with lots of pictures and videos.

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Videos of Shayna’s recovery from surgery

Videos of Shayna’s recovery from surgery

September 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

(Sept 5->) A chronology of short videos that show how quickly and thoroughly Shayna is healing from her 9/4 surgery, and how happy she is to be home.

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Visiting Shayna in surgical post-op

Visiting Shayna in surgical post-op

September 4, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Sept. 4, 6:15pm: Shayna’s surgery was a big success.  The surgeon was able to remove the entire tumor from Shayna’s liver.  None of the complications he advised of arose.  He said she is recovering very well, very quickly, which you can see in the video.  More details to follow, soon. For now, I want to […]

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Shayna’s upcoming surgery

Shayna’s upcoming surgery

August 18, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Summary: On Sept. 4, 2012 Shayna will be undergoing surgery to remove a tumor on her liver. The surgeon has a very optimistic view of what’s going to happen.

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Videos in preparation for our vet consult

Videos in preparation for our vet consult

August 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Aug. 2012: Videos of Shayna, running, jumping & swimming, to show our wonderful holistic vet her life “outside the office.”

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Video: The night before Shayna’s big tests

Video: The night before Shayna’s big tests

July 30, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

July 29, 2012: Doing our toy retrieval training on a lighted tennis court, the night before Shayna’s big series of tests.

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