Help Potato Beat Blastomycosis

Brittany Vanover posted a new update:
9 months ago

Update #3

After 4 nights and 5 days at the animal hospital, Potato's breathing improved enough to come off oxygen and come home last night!

He still has a long way to go - he will continue on antifungals, anticlotting, and steroids for up to 6 months+ and will need monthly x-rays, bloodwork, and urinalysis to monitor the fungus levels in his body. He is also still 15 pounds below his normal weight and is scarily bony and needs to put on weight.

Once he does fully recover, he will also continue to be monitored to make sure it does not come back, as we do not where he picked it up from or if it's present in our yard.

Thank you for your support!

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Brittany Vanover posted a new update:
9 months ago

Update #2

Potato is currently hospitalized and in an oxygenated kennel 24/7. He is getting IVs and ate a few bites of food for the first time in almost two weeks today!

The internal medicine vet overseeing Potato's care, Dr. Hui, told me this morning that the next few days are the worst we should see and that things will be very touch-and-go but if Potato makes it over this hill, we have a long road to recovery, but he will have a shot.

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Eren Simpson commented with a $55 donation:
9 months ago
Sending you so much love ❤️
Kelli Perrault commented with a $38 donation:
9 months ago
Hoping for the speediest of recovery, friend.
Corey McCaffery commented with a $109 donation:
9 months ago
Fingers crossed for the little guy ❤️