Some good news at last

There hasn’t been much to cheer about over the past few weeks,as you know. My WP_20150507_003  dog,   Coco 😀  had been in the wars, and a few weeks back went through  surgery for the ligament.

Yesterday, Doctor Gwilym, that’s his first name; he’s Welsh AND DOESN’T SING, was all smiles, but there’s nothing unusual about that, told me that Coco is doing well, and I can now take him for walks in the park, but to keep him on the lead for the next three weeks.   🙂

Coco's Birthday
Bitabush

Good news indeed, for both Coco and me; I need to get out and walk a bit too, haven’t had any exercise since before Christmas, I can’t be bothered going, without my friend to accompany me.  😥

However, the heart problem is going to be with him for the rest of his days. The capsules and pills that he is taking has everything under control, and so long as he keeps taking them he will be fine. I don’t envisage him not taking them, I wrap them in either chicken breast, (cooked) or Angus beef mince (ground for our American cousins) raw. 😛

He prefers the beef, but the War office thinks the chicken is probably better for him. I must ask Dr. Gwilym (the non singing Welshman – I’ve never come across one before).

These capsules and pills have to be given to Coco an hour before his breakfast and dinner, which means that I am now arising at 05.30, every day, bar Mondays & Tuesday, to give him his first dose for the day.

I get those two days off, as on those days the War Office is up early, and out of the house around 06.30. Not that it makes much difference, she makes enough noise to awaken the dead, deaf as I am, ( I’m sure someone, no names, no pack drill, will have something facetious to say about that last remark). 😈 

🐻

43 thoughts on “Some good news at last

  1. Glad to hear the good news. I’m sure Coco is eager to get back to your walks in the park.

    Beef or chicken for the pills, eh? Lucky pup. Around here we use peanut butter.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. If beef and chook is good enough for me; it’s good enough for my dog 😈

      Like

  2. Brian, glad to hear your “best Friend” is on the improve. I don’t know, but I would think the minced beef would be best for him. It has blood for iron and it is more like what dogs ate before domestication. Don’t forget our New Years drink at the Old Vic. It will have to be soon or it won’t be New Year, more like Easter drinks. Neill.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. My thoughts entirely, I can’t make it this weekend, but I do believe I’m getting time to myself the following O_o o_O 😛

      Like

  3. Wonderful news – both you and Coco taking in the air.
    Fascinated by the non singing Welshman. I never knew such a creature existed.
    Go Coco!
    Ira

    Like

    1. and neither did I Ira, first thing I always say to a Welshman when I meet one is ‘sing me a song” and they always do. They can’t help themselves 😀

      Like

  4. I’m so glad to hear Coco is on the mend. It is such a sweet image I have of you and him strolling along…

    Liked by 1 person

    1. When I eventually get the new batteries for the cam thingy perhaps I can get the WO to take a small video thingy of Coco and me in the park.
      I’m being stuffed around by the battery people, or the couriers; I was supposed to have them in time for the NY. 🐱 🐻

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Yes, I would like to see. Australia is near to me lately, with hand-made cruelty-free perfume and this evening, a crime programme. But back to the point, yes, I’m sure you and Coco both will look fabulous on video, dahling.

        Like

        1. Well I’m not sure about the last bit, Coco will look fine but me toddling along aided by my trusty walking stick ??? 🐻 😈 🐱

          Liked by 1 person

        2. HA! It’s your smile and overall carriage that matter, you know. (Love the cat face.)

          Liked by 1 person

        3. That’s especially for you and one other cat lady 😀 🐱

          Like

        4. I’ve been out of circulation lately, but it’s good to see a new post from you.

          Like

        5. I haven’t been very active either Pamela, what with the new computer and the abomination that is windows 10 tp contend with. But now my Coco is on the mend I shall endeavour to get back into annoying everybody 👿 😈 🐱 🐻

          Liked by 1 person

        6. I have held out. I still use windows 7, pro, with a Word program that is 2007. Anyway, you and Coco make a great team. Go, you and Coco!

          Like

        7. Windows 7 was the best, I believe that if you have W7 professional you can over write W10, don’t know how it works but it’s too late for me to try now 😥 I had the same word 2007, I’m damned if I know how but the disk has disappeared out of the case it came in and I’m damned if I’ll pay bill gates & Co $US 65 pa to use their new Office. All I have is the case with the great looooong sequence of letters and numbers for when I run a program that I now no longer have. 😦

          Off to the park very shortly now, soon as the WO gets back from the docs! 😀

          Liked by 1 person

        8. I hope all of you have a great time. Here today it is quite wintry, with snow beginning. It has sleeted and snowed lightly periodically today. Seasons are good. Anyway, I hope you have a fun walk!

          Like

  5. Good to hear and as far as getting up at 5:30, remember “early to bed, early to rise . . .” and the rest.

    Like

    1. is a load of codswallop……

      Like

      1. I agree. I have a body clock that does not function before 8am.

        Like

        1. So you sleep late? as bad as the War Office. I’ve been an early riser for yonks, Love the dawn, must admit the old bones ache a bit though these days

          Liked by 1 person

        2. I settle anywhere between 11pm and midnight, or even 1am sometimes, but am very busy in my sleep. I dream A LOT, and can sometimes recall elements of them for an hour to two after rising. Sometimes I stir as my husband gets up, blabber the dream to him, then drop right off into a deep sleep, leaving him thinking, ‘what was that all about?’ And it doesn’t matter if I go to sleep at 9pm, I’ll still wake naturally at 8am.
          I believe being able to sleep long without getting up through the night is a gift 🙂
          . . . Although, I would like to see more dawns . . .

          Like

  6. That’s very happy news about your pretty little dog. So, what did YGW have to say about your second to last sentence?

    Liked by 1 person

    1. shhhh, hasn’t woken up to thing line I cast yet 😈 👿

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Shall I tell her?

        Liked by 1 person

        1. her reply would be “Typical!” and go back to playing game!

          Liked by 1 person

  7. That IS good news. Your exerciser fixed and back on duty.
    Make any more risky remarks like that one near the end and you’ll be taking a run rather than a walk!

    Liked by 2 people

    1. What more could any man want? 🐻

      Liked by 1 person

  8. OH! I’m so happy! This is such GREAT news!!! 🙂
    I wish Coco many many many more happy days of love and good health!
    (((HUGS))) 🙂

    Like

    1. As am I Carolyn, I hate to see my poor dog unwell, he looks at me with those big pleading eyes as if to ask “what have I done wrong daddy”, makes me want to cry 😥 and as you know our dog can do no wrong, ❤ So now we are going to get back to a romp in the park and having fun rolling in the grass and chasing magpies 😀 😛 but not for 3 weeks will he be allowed to run free, but he'll be happy to go to the park. Coco send his ❤ to Coop 😀 with (((HUGS)))

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Yes, I understand.
        They can’t talk and tell us how they feel, so it makes it even more unbearable. 😦
        More HUGS!!! 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

  9. Terrific news, Beari!

    Like

    1. It is indeed ; thanks GP 😀

      Liked by 1 person

    1. Indeed it is Thanks Derrick 😀

      Liked by 1 person

  10. So cheered and warmed by the news that Coco is better! Chicken is supposed to be more heart healthy, but as my sister-in-law the vet always says, “what needed to get the pills down…” I confess we resorted to bacon once when Molly caught on to the chicken, the peanut butter, the cheese “balls”…)
    Walks do a heart good – human and beast…and dogs do human hearts good too – they deserved to be pampered for all their efforts all their lives.
    PAw waves to Coco – and his trusty staff
    (I thought they all sang, too)

    Like

    1. Thank you Phil I must admit that it’s been getting me down worrying about my poor little dog, He looks at me with those trusting big beautiful brown eyes and I could weep, but now things will get merry again and all will be well.

      Liked by 1 person

  11. Yay! Three cheers for both of you…Coco has you right where he wants you–catering to his every need! 🙂 And you’re up and about and as whatever as ever!

    Like

    1. and that’s how it should be, he brings me great happiness, is completely loyal and loving, what I do is little in return for what he gives. Mans best friend? Indeed he is this mans. 😀

      Liked by 1 person

  12. That’s truly good news. I understand not wanting to walk without your constant companion but, now that he is better, no excuse, right? By the way, I love Welsh names, singing or non-singing!

    Like

    1. It’s the first bit of happiness I’ve had this year, must admit I get very low when my dog is sick, but we are off for a nice stroll around the park in a few minutes time, so I’ll be all smiles chatting to all the other happy dog lovers.
      I not only love the Welsh names, the Welsh accent but the Welsh people; if I had to chose to be anything other than an Englishman I’d be a Welshman for sure, I like to singalong too. 😀 Dr Gwilym is the only one I’ve ever met who doesn’t, has a great smile/grin though. 😀 A belated Happy New Year Diane 🙂

      Like

  13. It is good to know that there another being who seems to delight in your company. So glad Coco is better.

    Liked by 1 person

All comments appreciated and acknowledged

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 )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ 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 )

Connecting to %s

Paol Soren

A bit of this and that

Hello World

Walk along with me

Nan's Farm-Inside Out

A Journal Of Everyday Life With Occasional Dips Into The Unexpected

Telling the Truth

connecting the dots of my life

bluebird of bitterness

The opinions expressed are those of the author. You go get your own opinions.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close