Zeus and I spent several hours in the car bopping around yesterday while waiting for the ultrasound doctor to get to our vet's office. He travels to different hospitals and we wanted to be sure we were in the area in case he was early, however he ended up getting there over an hour after his estimated time frame, so it was a long day. (Yes, I could have dropped Zeus off at the vet's office earlier in the day, but opted to not leave him "boarded" there waiting in a cage all that time.) Luckily, my happy
That doesn't look like a sick dog to you, does it? He's such a happy boy. However, today he's feeling a bit bleak and has been vomiting. Our vet and I are both hoping it's just nerves and will subside, however if it continues, we'll be going to visit the great doc later today or tomorrow.
As for the ultrasound... we are still without any clear answers on why Zeus' liver levels are rising. The ultrasound doc did not see any tumors or blockages. He said all of the organs looks good and the only thing he did note was Zeus' liver was smaller than normal. The plan is to keep him on the samE liver supplement and add in milk thistle. We're also putting him back on an antibiotic for a full 30 days (we did 2 weeks when we first started the samE) and will retest his levels in another 30 days or so.
The next step would be a liver biopsy, however I refuse to put my aging boy under unless absolutely necessary. In addition, because he hasn't been acting sick (except for the minor vomitting today), the vet does not think it's necessary at this time.
Please keep my baby boy in your thoughts and continue to send us positive vibes... hopefully the vomiting ends quickly and he gets his appetite back. I'm off to pick up hamburger and rice for him....