Evening all! Haven't really posted much because my routine lately has been wake up, go to work, come home, go to sleep, lather rinse repeat. I don't even have the motivation to do all the cleaning I see others doing!
That routine changed at 0243 this morning. I got woken up by the weirdest sound coming out of my poor little terror... er, terrier. Found her lying on her side on the floor, just totally out of it, making that weird sound. I thought maybe she was having a stroke (she does have a heart condition), so naturally I was grabbing clothes to get dressed and take her in to the emergency vet. By the time I got my pants on, she did try to get up- but she was very unsteady and her back legs just looked like they were on the verge of giving out. So, I spent the night in the parking lot- they came out to the car and took her away, then called for all the history and with estimates and everything. Final verdict is unknown- her lactate was twice the normal high level, so they know something happened that she was not oxygenating. They think she either threw a clot or had a seizure, with the seizure being more likely since it's more common for dogs. So, home with no sleep, no new meds (but continue the cardiac meds), and ended up taking the day off work. She's spent the day curled up on my lap, fortunately no repeats so far.