Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Super-Duper Scooter Neuter!
Today was the big surgery day for Scooter ~ known around here as the "Super-Duper Scooter Neuter" Day (try saying that 3 times fast!) Scooter is finally 6lbs and as healthy as he can be. He only had one testicle drop like it was supposed to, and the other one is up in his abdomen. We waited a long time to see if the second one would also drop, so he could have a normal surgery, but it wasn't to be. In the perfect world, he would have an abdominal exploratory to locate the second one, but concerns about his anesthesia tolerance dictate that's not to be. We have to wait and see for sure if the remaining one is producing hormones, but for now, we're willing to take that chance when the alternative could have serious consequences.
Tonight, Scooter's running laps through the house like nothing ever happened, though he is careful not to jump up on anything. I'm sure that with some extra treats, he will heal in no time!