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Friday, October 31, 2008

Thanks to all you peeps who have inquired about Henry. I appreciate your concern! The surgery went well. The surgeon removed the abnormal tissue from Henry’s paw and created some nice new toes for him. It was like doggie plastic surgery! Of course, it wasn’t just cosmetic. We’re hoping the removal of the excess tissue will prevent Henry’s foot from getting swollen and/or infected so often. We won’t really know the results for two weeks or so. In the meantime, it feels like not much has changed at all, since he’s still wearing a cone on his head and a bandage on his paw. Here he is today…


…And here’s a picture from August. Same difference! Poor little man.

UPDATED IN JUNE 2010: This operation was a huge success. The paw is still deformed, of course, but doesn’t cause trouble like it used to. Henry hasn’t worn the e-collar since the surgery. Thank you to Dr. Jennifer Chaitman at VIMA and to the surgeons at the Animal Medical Center for changing Henry’s life. I couldn’t be happier.

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41 Responses to “Henry Update”

  1. Always In Style says:

    Aww…what a cutie pie…feel better soon Henry :)

  2. coco says:

    I love Henry!

  3. Savvy Mode SG says:

    oh what a cutie pie. it must be miserable for him now.

  4. Top bird says:

    Oooooh little Henry, chin up baby! He looks extra-cute in his collar. Hope his paw gets better soon! xx

  5. Leah says:

    Love to Henry (and his mommy and daddy) as he recovers!

  6. Miss Janey says:

    Aww. Hope he has a speedy recovery.

  7. Ashe Mischief says:

    Awww, his little anti-bite cone and cast make him so cute in this helpless way!

  8. Deja Pseu says:

    Awww, poor little guy! I hope he heals quickly.

  9. Little Lj says:

    Aw, Henry is such a cute dog! I hope the operation has done what you hope it will!

  10. Dapper Kid says:

    Awwww, hope he gets better soon :)

  11. Moira says:

    I am so glad to hear it went well and he is back home with you. Sweet, sweet photo. Who’s a gooood boy!

  12. Princess Poochie says:

    His eyes look so tired and he looks so resigned to his fate.

    Poor kid. I’m sure it will be good for him in the long run and he’ll forget all about it and be happy, playful and carefree with a new lease on life!

    Smooches!

    Poochie

  13. KD says:

    Adorable! I hope he feels better!

  14. daddylikeyblog says:

    He’s SO cute, and I think he’s totally working those accessories. I’m glad the surgery went well and I hope for the best!

  15. copperoranges says:

    i’m glad your puppy is going well! he is such a little darling.

  16. RobChristineNick says:

    All the best to Henry and I hope he heals well and quickly.

    Christine

  17. Sharon Rose says:

    Hi there-oh bless him, he is just the cutest! I do wish him a speedy recovery.

  18. The Seeker says:

    Oh, poor little Henry, so cute and lovely.
    Hope he get well soon.

    xxo

  19. Make Do Style says:

    Awh he is so cute even in times of pain, bless him x

  20. petite and dynamite says:

    He is the sweetest little thang..

    Wish I could sign his little cast.. what a face!!!

    Glad you’re on the mend H.. kisses…and hugs..

    have fun trick or treating little guy!

  21. lisa says:

    Eee he’s so adorable! Get well soon, Henry.

  22. Renaissance Woman says:

    Poor boy! He is so cute that I want to squeeze him. Hope everything heals quickly.

  23. diamondsinchampagne says:

    Omg that face! He is too adorable.
    Poor little henry. I am hoping for a quick recovery.

    Give him a big hug from all your blog readers

  24. lookrichbitch says:

    Poor baby! He’s sooo dern cute!

  25. Wendy says:

    Heal fast Henry! (You really are too adorable for words.)

  26. altamiranyc says:

    Awww, he’s adorable and fortunate to have a family that can afford to to care for him with the love you and Paul do. Hope he gets better soon.

  27. Fashion Is Poison says:

    awww poor baby! hope he’s all better now!

  28. Lynn says:

    Hope he gets better soon, he’s as cute as a button!

  29. Songy says:

    Get well soon, H. That bandage looks heavy duty.

  30. Fashion Tidbits says:

    awww i hope he gets better soon

  31. the likkle girl who wurves pwetty things says:

    “Koochie-woochie-woo” to Henry.

  32. enc says:

    Henry’s had it pretty rough in some ways, but at least he’s got a brilliant owner who provides him with the care he needs, and who surrounds him with fantastic designer handbags and super color-coordinated accessories.

    12 is in love with Henry, you should have heard her cooing when I showed her the photos of him!

  33. Alya says:

    I hope he feels better and gets a speedy recovery.. Big hugs, Henry!

  34. SnapandPrint says:

    May he have a speedy recovery! Poor little guy!

  35. Lynette says:

    Precious Henry has a fine Mommy and Daddy who love him very much.

  36. evie says:

    awww… so cute! get well soon henry!

  37. elanatheone says:

    What a precious little cutie! Soooooo cute!

  38. Fabulously Broke says:

    Poor poochie.. He’s adorable, even all cast up.

    Get better Henry!

  39. THE HOUSE OF STYLE says:

    aww darling Henry!he is so adorable! I am not a pet person but he’s totally won me over! Get well soon Henry!
    kisses,
    Marian

  40. Christina Lee says:

    Even in his cone, he is one the cutest dogs I’ve ever seen-poor baby!

  41. laia. says:

    oh no puppy!
    hope he gets better soon!