September, Shotz was healing well from her dual surgeries, but she still had one more medical surprise for us. In early October 2001, we drove up to our vacation home in Taos, New Mexico, to check on the house and to winterize it. Read more: https://patkrapf.com/hardwired/2014/11/14/shotz-surgery-3/ Continue reading
As I’m sure we’ve all experienced, waiting for test results or the final outcome of a surgery (for ourselves or our giants) can often be more stressful than the surgery itself, and this certainly proved to be true for Shotz’s operation. Would she walk again? Of course, we wanted her to—for her. For us, we would love her whether she had four functioning legs or three. Read more:
December 2, 2000. Shotz’s 6th birthday. We asked her what she wanted, never thinking the “gift” would be surgery. Accidents happen. But thank God for excellent veterinarian surgeons.