Sunday, June 20, 2010

Rambo


No card post today. I thought I'd show you a photograph of our little Doxie, Rambo. Now, is that not the cutest thing you've seen today? Rambo was given to me as a birthday present last year by a very dear friend of mine - so he's a little over a year old.

The main reason I'm showing you his picture is because he's very lucky to be alive - for several reasons. First of all: Several months ago he bit into an electrical cord (that was connected). I heard him "yelp" and grabbed a hold of him (NOT a good idea). We finally got him "disconnected" and he was pretty much a goner. My husband, Jim, started beating on his chest and then gave him mouth to mouth resuscitation!!! I kid you not! Anyway, after about 5 or 10 minutes, he started blinking his eyes and trying to move (Rambo, not Jim)!! We took him to the vet the next morning and he checked out good except that the cord burned his mouth pretty bad. Ninety five dollars later ( I KNEW I should have become a vet!) we were out of the vet's office and he said that the mouth to mouth probably saved him! He didn't even have any heart damage - there again, Rambo, not Jim. LOL

The second reason he's still alive happened this week.........that'll be another story coming your way soon.

Anyway, I thought you may like to see a photo of the youngest member of the family.

Thanks for stopping by.....................

Lynn

17 comments:

Lynn McAuley said...

Rambo must have been a cat in his previous life because I didn't know that dogs had that many lives!!

That Jim sounds like a handy guy to have around!!

Viki said...

Oh, little survivor, how lucky is he!

Sharon Keanly said...

Thanks for sharing this story with us Lynn. Hats off to your DH for giving mouth to mouth. I probably would have done the same. Love your little Rambo, he's adorable and I look forward to the next instalment why he's so lucky to be alive! You can give him a hug and kiss from me, hugs Sharon x

Tammy said...

Amazing story! As with all of us, God must have special plans for him. Glad your husband knew what to do.

Southern Moments said...

Oh my Lynn...So happy he is alive!! Your hubby is a very special man...not sure how many people would actually do that! Rambo is adorable!

Laura said...

WOW!!! what a story.I agree how many people would actually give mouth to mouth to a pet.Thats some man you have there.

Laura said...

OOPS!Just want to say,Give that little Rambo a big hug for me.He is soooo cute.

Gardner's Basket said...

Rambo is too cute! I'm glad he's still here to share his love.

Paige said...

I'm loving your Rambo! So glad he is still with you!

jaydee said...

Wow, Lynn.... That's an amazing story. Rambo's very hadsome... and any husband who gives mouth to mouth to his pet - is a keeper... but I guess you already knew that after so long :-)
Reading this story made my day
hugs to you all
jaydee

Crafty Creations said...

Oh Rambo! What a cutie indeed!!! He is lucky to be alive! What a great move by your husband!! My hubby would probably do the same but still can not admit he's a dog person!!! Glad to hear that he made it through his latest adventure too!!
Although - I have to say - count your blessings with a $95.00 bill. Up here in CT, that visit would of cost about $250!!!! UGH!
Maria

Susan (peebsmama) said...

What a cutie. What a courageous story too. Many many years ago I had a cat that bit into an electrical wire that was on. I also tried to pull her out and got zapped a couple of times myself until I figured out that I needed to turn off the breaker. She lived for a bit but could never eat again because her mouth was fried. We eventually had to have her put to sleep. And btw... $95 dollars is nothing for a vet visit. My vet is very reasonable and gives us a volume discount and something like that for use would still be twice that amount.

Karen Howard said...

Oh my, glad that Rambo is OK and kudos to Jim for his brave actions!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Cute puppy- scary story and giving mouth to mouth to a doggie is giving me goosebumps! TFS

Chris said...

Our dogs are our babies. Glad he's okay!

Patty (LaLatty) said...

Oh, he sure is the cutest I've ever seen! So glad that he is okay after chewing the cord and with what happened this week.

Monica said...

What A touching story that was, Lynn

Thank you for sharing it with us...

Wish Rambo a bright and happy future!