Maggie had X-rays done on her foot this afternoon and I promised her that she would get her splint off today. I had to break that promise. The X-rays showed minimal healing. The vet (and I) had expected to see a callous at the break area, but if the callous is forming, it is not as far advanced as it should be. The vet said he was very disappointed and that he would like to re-x-ray again in 2 weeks. Depending on what those x-rays will show, will determine our next course of action. Maggie will need to wear her splint for at least another month, even if the next set of x-rays show that there is healing occurring. The vet said that the wrap job that I did on Maggie's foot was quite good, so I can continue to change the bandages myself, so that part is good.
I am very disappointed, to say the least. I was looking forward to getting Maggie out for runs again, and back to training. Maggie has been very good through all of this, but I am sure that she misses being out and having fun. She is such an active and social dog that it is hard to keep her cooped up at home, knowing how much she loves to be out interacting with everyone. It is even getting hard for me to take Bosley out for a walk, knowing that she has to stay behind. The other day, I took Bosley out for a walk around the neighbourhood, and when I looked back towards the house, I could see Maggie watching us from the window. I felt so bad that she had to stay behind.