8/27/19 – Scooter is recovering well from surgery and will not be placed in water for a several days so the surgical incision can heal properly.
8/31/19 – Continuing to do glucose checks and fluids if needed.
9/2/19 – Placed in one of our shallow ICU pools for a half-day swim. Swim time will still be limited at this time.
9/5/19 – Went for CT and did well.
9/9/19 – Scooter was cleared to be put in water and was placed in one of our shallow ICU pools for all day and overnight swimming.
9/13/19 – Scooter ate for the first time! Starting on an official diet tomorrow!
9/17/19 – Moved to a larger rehab pool. We are continuing to monitor Scooter’s appetite.
10/3/19 – Went for a recheck CT. Scooter’s appetite has improved and will start on oral antibiotics and antifungal medications.
10/24/19 – Scooter has been continuing to eat great and has gained weight. We are monitoring the healing process of her surgical site.
11/22/19 – A bronchoscopy was performed this week on Scooter to recheck her trachea after developing an infection. Scooter is continuing to improve and is eating great! Surgical site from hook removal is still healing.
12/5/19 – Scooter went for another recheck CT. She will continue on antibiotics but is improving. Our veterinary team did routine wound care on her surgical site to promote healing.
1/4/2020 – Scooter has shown a lot of improvement in the last month! Surgical site is almost healed completely.