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Another Cory Update

I visited home and Cory this weekend, and it was definitely a mixed bag of good news and bad news. The good news was that Cory was spritely as ever, demanding attention and wanting to play, just like a puppy. The bad news is that his hind legs are becoming weak from what we think could be a herniated disc in his spine. We plan to take him in soon for a full series of diagnostics so we can determine what might be wrong.

What’s really tough here is that Cory’s mental abilities and his senses seem to be outliving his physical abilities by a long shot. His sight, hearing, and sense of smell seem to be completely normal, and he responds readily to his name, or any talk of a walk, chow, or playing toys. We know that as long as Cory is completely there mentally and with his senses, we have plenty more time with him. It’s just a matter of helping him deal with the pain he’s experiencing in his right shoulder and his hind legs.

I’ll keep you all updated. Cory says hi to all his fans =)

Cory on 3-6-10

Cory on March 6, 2010

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  • canineangel

    Hey Lovely Cory….. Hi from Aunty Nikki Your Canine Angel friend….I love your picture and good to hear your mental senses are still very much alive and kicking…
    get your mum to give you and nice gentle massage all over and a tickle under the chin and behind the ears just where you like it!! Annie says just slow down and take it easy.. enjoy those restful lazy days ahead… She already has a head start with you onthat one because her favourite place is her daydreaming of whats for dinner tonight…
    Take it easy fella… This is where you get to slow down and take life easy… watch the world go by for a bit…
    Your a good boy… we love you very much
    Keep smilng
    Nikki and Annie.. Oh yes and the little bump.. I have news to tell your mom!! :0)