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Vet Update

Cookie got her vaccines today. She was such a good patient. He even listened to her heart and lungs, checked her teeth and made the prediction that I'm going to be a Grandma! I couldn't afford the palpation, but he said in his opinion when he drove up she looked pregnant. He figures her to be around 9-10 months. Funny guy, he said I'm 50% right and 50% wrong. lol Other than that, he said she's as healthy as a horse. 

She also obliged a urine and manure sample when I put her in the back. He said that all looks normal. He said if it ever gets mucosy, thick or is blood tinted it could mean she has a bladder infection and to give cranberry juice for it. He said he has seen a bunch of EEE cases in our area and he predicted this year he would see WNV because of all of the rain we've had.  I'm so glad I got her vaccines! 

He said that there wasn't really anything for me to do for the foal until it's about 4 months old other than any emergency. Then the baby will get its shots. 

I found another itchy feel good spot too, right behind her elbow. lol 

She'll have her feet trimmed again in about a week so she'll be all up to date on everything. 

I know this is a short update but I couldn't wait to share the news. Woo Hooo we're having a baby! :D 


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  1. autumnap
    How exciting for you Rene!! Average gestation is about 11 months I think, so you shouldn't have too long to wait if the vet's guess is right. Can't wait to see the photos! Voted. x
    1. Rene Wright
      Rene Wright
      :D Thank you!! I can't wait either.

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