Tanner's greeting

Join me on my journey as I grow to become part of my pack/family. We'll have a lot of fun along the way! Hopefully, I can make you laugh.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

I went to the Vet

Yesterday, I went to the Vet to get my stitches taken out and to get my annual exam.

Mommy could not take a lot of pictures because she really has to focus on me.

But she said we can tell you about the visit.

First, I got weighed.  I am 76 lbs.  Everyone says that is a good weight for me.

Then I got my stitches out!  That was the tough part.  I didn't like it at all.  Every time the Vet got close to the stitches, I twitched.  Carol, my favorite Vet Tech, had to hold my head still while Mommy petted my nose.  It was easier to relax when Mommy was close by.  It took a bit, but finally, they got them all out.

Here is what my face looks like now.

The Vet says the scabs will start to fall off over time.
  Mommy just needs to wash my face twice a day to keep it clean.

My ear is also looking perfect.  I don't need to have any more of the nasty stuff put in my ears.  They just need to be cleaned once a week!! Yeah! 

Then, I got all my icky shots.  I didn't complain because Mommy stayed close by and gave me treats.  When we got home, I got to go out and play.  The yard was not very muddy today, so I really did some running.  When I came in, I was breathing really heavily. 

Mommy loves the way I sound after I play. She loves it so much, she took a video.

Mommy loves the way I cross my paws when I lay down.  I have done it since I was a little puppy.

As much as I love my Vet and all the Vet Techs there, I hope I don't need to go back there for a while.  I think I have had enough bad things happen to me for a while.

Doggy Kisses,


  1. Don't blame you for not liking getting stitches out. Yuck. But you are looking good!

    Love the new look of the blog!

    Also, I am sharing the One Lovely Blog Award with you.

    Details here:


  2. You are on the road to recovery! Whooooa.....
    Benny & Lily

  3. Looking pretty good! I am sure those scabs will fall off in no time. Hope you don't have to go back for a while either!

  4. Poor Tanner! You sure have had a rough go of it lately. Soon you will be all healed up and more beautiful than ever! I bet your Momma's glad that vet visit is done!

  5. whew! You are lookin' good Tanner! Sorry about the shots. My neck still has a bump from when mom tricked me and took me there! I love the way your paws cross!

  6. So glad to hear you're doing well, Tanner!! Keep it up!

    Woofs & hugs, <3

    ~Bailey (Yep, I'm a girl!)