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#6554366 - 11/22/16 10:14 AM Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay?
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Had my dog spayed last Friday. I finally get a few days to break away and hunt. It will 7 and 8 days after surgery. She never showed any signs of trouble after the surgery. I'm just worried she could get hurt. She's a 1year old GSP. Since the surgery she's pretty frazzled about staying inside. She wants to run so bad. I was thinking about just doing short loops with her and not pushing her to hard.

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#6554367 - 11/22/16 10:15 AM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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Actually I don't think she will hold back so yes she will run hard just not long.

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#6554380 - 11/22/16 10:27 AM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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I wouldn't but I'm no expert. Ask your vet.
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#6554381 - 11/22/16 10:28 AM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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I wouldn't but I'm no expert. Ask your vet.
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#6554387 - 11/22/16 10:30 AM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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I would off also!

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#6554770 - 11/22/16 02:52 PM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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Nope.
I'd give her two weeks.
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#6554851 - 11/22/16 03:49 PM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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i feel confidant your vet would say no
why take a chance
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#6554882 - 11/22/16 04:16 PM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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I wouldn't.

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#6555080 - 11/22/16 07:20 PM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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No way. A mesquite thorn or a well place cactus thorn could be a disaster.

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#6555277 - 11/22/16 09:47 PM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!

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#6555291 - 11/22/16 10:05 PM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
Wacm Offline
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Now I'm torn cause the vet said yes..ugh

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#6555315 - 11/22/16 10:25 PM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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I'm a vet and there is Noooooooooo way I would recommend that. It's a recipe for disaster!!! 5-7 days post op is prime time for dehiscence, which can occur with NO predisposing factors. Letting a bird dog run and jump all day through the grass and brush will drastically increase the odds of swelling / inflammation at the surgery site. This is a bad thing. The only way I can imagine that a vet would say this is ok is that maybe they really don't know what a bird dog does while hunting.


Edited by pharmvet (11/22/16 10:48 PM)

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#6555504 - 11/23/16 07:48 AM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
Wacm Offline
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Ok done, thank you pharmvet. I get it. I guess I'll just go deer hunting.. Coco will have to stay home. All I want to do is birdhunt these days.

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#6560630 - 11/27/16 12:30 PM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
colt45 Offline
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why take a chance????
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#6561136 - 11/27/16 07:04 PM Re: Anyone hunt your dog one week out of spay? [Re: Wacm]
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Change vets.

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