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  1. Puppy Pool

    by , 11-08-2012 at 16:56
    Noddy is all finished with his hydrotherapy, for now. He's had the recommended seven sessions over the past three weeks and we'll have to make a decision as to whether he has any more.

    Since we took him to the vets just over three weeks ago Noddy's been getting daily supplements which contain cod liver oil and other compounds beneficial to arthritic joints, plus anti-inflammatory tablets and daily walks on top of his hydrotherapy visits. Thankfully we've soon some great improvements ...
  2. Puppy Pool

    by , 06-08-2012 at 21:49
    Really proud of Noddy tonight, after a shaky start he did very well in the pool.

    When we arrived he seemed really apprehensive about getting in the water again, he was being very nervous and was dead reluctant to get wet. But again, once he was in he swam as if he was half Rebecca Adlington, and he didn't require as much encouragement.

    Noddy goes down a couple of steps and then stands on the third step when he gets in the pool, with the therapist holding on to him. Then ...
  3. Puppy Pool

    by , 01-08-2012 at 21:29
    Been back to the puppy pool tonight, which is why I'm running so late.

    It was an odd one, for the first time since going Noddy really dug his heels in and wouldn't get in the bloomin' pool. I mean, he went in but we had to practically carry him. The thing is, once he was in and swimming he seemed to enjoy it more than ever.

    No attempts to try and climb out, and his little nodule was nodulating at a tremendous speed powering him through the water. He did an extra lap this ...