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Saturday, December 20, 2008

The Splint

Maggie got her splint put on today, and she is not enjoying it at all.  I guess I wouldn't enjoy having to wear a splint either. 

 The vet tech did a very nice job of making her splint look pretty.  Notice the little toe hairs poking out the end?  I guess I should have trimmed her feet.

As an extra bonus, we got this lovely IV bag with gauze trim, to take home.  It is to put over Maggie's splint when she goes outside.  The splint needs to stay dry and clean.  With the 2 feet of snow that is in our yard right now, keeping it dry might be a challenge - even with the IV bag.

Here is Maggie expressing her opinion about what she thinks about wearing the splint.  I don't think the words coming out of her mouth are "Merry Christmas"!

Poor Maggie, she only has 6 more weeks of splint wearing to go.


  1. We are soooo happy to hear and see that you are doing well! And you even have a smile on your face!

    Your cast looks beautiful! LOVE the pink flower sweetie.

    Mom wanted to help you guys so she did some quick research and found a cast cover that might come in handy for you in all of that snow. We would order one for you right now, but it really needs to be sized to fit you perfectly to work right.

    Check out this site:
    We will keep looking and let you know if we find anything else.

    We are so happy that your mom and family can breathe a sigh of relief that this hurdle is over and that you are on the mend. WOOHOO!

    Please let us know if there is anything that we can do to help!

    Addie, Zoe and Staci

  2. awww maggie, at least it is purple, it looks great on you!!!!

    I used thick garbage bags on Ks foot when I had to keep it wrapped when he cut it, if you needed something longer than the IV bag, the link above loks cool too!

    get well soon xoxoxoxoxo

  3. Oh Maggie, you look pissed. But your splint is kinda cute with that little pink flower on it. But wearing it probably isn't a nice feeling. Hehe! Heal up fast okay?

    Butt wiggles,
    Solid Gold Dancer

  4. your splint looks very pretty!!!
    too bad you look so mad :o)
    maybe santa will bring you something a little extra...

  5. Wow! That's a pretty cool splint. I especially like the flower and decorative band.

    I hope Maggie's doing alright in the snow. We haven't really gotten any snow in Maryland, yet, but Avi's had fun in the few snow dustings we've had.

    Happy holidays!

    -Matthew (Aimee & Avi)

  6. oh Maggie you look beautiful with your pretty purple splint!!!

  7. I must say that is a pretty bandage over the splint; purple goes so well with black, doesn't it? It is great to see Maggie more or less mobile, even if she looks a bit cranky. She will get used to it but they really don't like things on their feet. Hang in there!