That's my new name for Jet….Jing Tang Jet. We have started him on some Chinese herbs to hopefully shrink his tumor and prolong his life :0) We…meaning the very CARING Vet I met at the last trial. She didn't know me from Adam and took the time to assess Jet on the spot. She also took the time to prescribe and send me the herbs for him. In this day and age, I find this very unusual. I couldn't help but like her as soon as I met her.
This is Jing Tang Jet's gravesite. If it keeps raining, we can fill it with Koi. I'm hoping we can! I'll take a Koi pond over a grave any day.
Jet has been off the Prednisone for almost 3 weeks now. He is eating, drinking, pooping and peeing normally. He did develop a few upper respiratory symptoms..clear nasal discharge with some sneezing. Seems not to be viral or bacterial. It is intermittent. It happens usually in the middle of the night. Most likely related to the head shaking he has been doing for a year. Everyone has looked in his ears….no one sees anything wrong. Getting older isn't for sissies. I'm just so glad he feels better.
Lots coming up in the next few weeks. This weekend a long weekend with my girlfriend, Melodie, that is flying up from SoCal. Carport going in this coming Monday. Several days later I am taking off in the RV to Milton Freewater, Oregon for the Fire Ridge sheep trial. Champ will be able to trial 3 days in a row in Pro-Novice. Two weeks after that we will be taking a couple of lessons with Patrick Shannahan at Joe and Heather Haynes new farm. Thanksgiving with my neighbors and new friends. Then, I plan to do one sheep trial in Arlington along with the Jack Knox clinic in mid December. That about sums it up. Lord willing' and the creeks don't rise, Wayne, Kilt, and Trouble, and my son and daughter-in-law will be here for a few days around Christmas time. Lots to plan and look forward to….lots to thankful for.