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|06-20-2008, 07:49 PM||#1|
Donating YT 500 Club Member
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Seymour, Indiana
How Safe Is.....
Lady Breeders...Since I read about Rose loosing her precious baby and I read all the replies to her...I've been thinking about all the blood test and wondering really how safe they are??? I hope some of you don't mind if I use your replies to Rose as questions...But this really concerns me about drawing blood from Yorkies...
I DO NOT want this THREAD to turn UGLY and be CLOSED this is for LEARNING for ALL Breeders...Please when replying try to stay nice. PLEASEEEE. Hugs, Lee
I have to think about the puppies having blood drawed from their jugler vain (I had one couple wanting a puppy from me and their puppy wasn't eating right and they took it to a Vet and they drawed blood from it's jugler vain and it died right there on the table)
How safe is this for ANY Yorkie, Male or Female of ANY AGE or ANY WEIGHT???
Now another blood drawing question: Is any blood take from ANY Yorkie, Male or Female of ANY AGE or ANY WEIGHT safe to do if it isn't from their Jugler Vain??? Could it cause them harm or them to die???
(Donna) Thank you for letting me borrow this. "Of course it can rear it's ugly head at anytime..." Does this mean the Liver Shunts can rear it's ugly head at anytime??? Is this time frame at any point in a Yorkie Male or Females Lifetime???
Also if a Adult Yorkie Male or Female has been tested for Liver Shunt and the TEST shows that the Male or Female Does NOT to have it, then can Liver Shunt appear at anytime during the rest of that Male or Female Yorkies lifetime ??? Hugs to all and thanks for any answers to help me learn more on this subject Lee
|06-21-2008, 05:33 AM||#2|
No Longer a Member
Join Date: Mar 2008
(I had one couple wanting a puppy from me and their puppy wasn't eating right and they took it to a Vet and they drawed blood from it's jugler vain and it died right there on the table)
lee shunt can show its ugly head anytime in a yorkies life testing is not a 100 % answer it can be born with it or acquired and it may show early on if it is a bad case or later on in life if it is a mild case
|06-21-2008, 06:49 AM||#3|
Donating YT 5000 Club Member
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Southeast Texas
Lee, for the most part drawing blood is safe to do on adults and older puppies. I just would not recommend doing it on young puppies unless they were sick and the vet recommended it. It is now advisable to wait until they are at least 6 months old. In the case of the puppy that died that you were telling us about, that was a sick, weak puppy and I am sure the blood draw just was more than it could handle.
|06-21-2008, 07:15 AM||#4|
Donating YT Addict
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: North Carolina
I've had 3 vets tell me not to do the bile acid test unless there were symptons. These test are not 100% accurate. The numbers can change from one day to another. Why fix it if it's not broken.
I am so sorry for the loss of the little pup. It is heartbreaking.
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|06-21-2008, 12:39 PM||#6|
Donating YT 1000 Club Member
Join Date: Oct 2006
Brooklynn's Yorkshire Terriers