|One of his 2 modes - Full On or Asleep
So, we've figured it out.
Well, Rusty has something called Hepatic Microvascular Dysplasia. that is a long name for a congenitally small liver.
The great news is, we can handle this. He needs food with very little protein - we actually got a special diet from Hills Science Diet - so that is good. (And Sue and all - the chewy you sent is perfect!)
We DID (past tense) accidentally make it worse by giving him treats that were hypoallergenic (fish treats) but over 70% protein. And we gave him beef tendons to chew on, which were 100% protein. Those end up being super hard on him.
The not so great news (but we can deal with it) is that indoors he will have to wear a diaper for a while. Turns out the HMD makes him drink a LOT of water and gives him "very frequent urination".
Today he is back in full on puppy mode for the first time in a week.
|Still a puppy (albeit loooong) is Play... Play ... Crash