Remember Lillie (try here, here, and here, if you don't)?
Lillie's been staying with my mom since JJ was born. She has her doggie aunt Daisy to play with in the fenced-in back yard, all of Daisy's toys (and cow hooves - yum!) to steal away and two kids next door who come by when mom's at work to play with her. It's like Club Med for puppies.
Mom came over Sunday, and brought Lillie to visit. She has grown so much! I didn't take any photos, because her right eye was red and puffy and she just looked pathetic. Mom apologized and said she must have scratched it and she would get her to the vet to check it out. She was due for her 11 weeks shots this week anyway, so they went yesterday and took care of the eye, the shots, heartworm treatment, and flea stuff (so there ain't no bugs on her).
Although I threatened to pull mom's babysitting privileges (both canine and grandson), turns out she wasn't negligent. It's a congenital thing and surgery is needed (the vet "popped it back in" yesterday, but it's already "popped back out"). Mom has offered to make another vet appointment and get the eye taken care of and get Lillie spayed at the same time (it's like getting a 2 for 1 on the anesthesia).
Here's my dilemma:
I miss our little girl so much. Mom was going to bring her back to us Friday evening, and if we go ahead and get her fixed (pun intended), we won't see her again until next week.
It's not like we wouldn't take her to our vet next week and get both taken care of, but it would mean we wouldn't have to worry about getting her there and back and tend to JJ.
We miss her very much. I had noticed that she looked like she had a lazy eye, but now I know it was more than that... Poor puppy!