Three weeks ago, Bailey was frapping in the yard and running full speed as corgis do.  He tripped and slammed his chest into a wood step.  He seemed to be OK, but the next morning Bailey's back legs were paralyzed.  I rushed him to the vet and after tests, they determined he had spinal cord damage.  The vet sent us to a veterinary surgeon and after more tests it showed he needed surgery immediately. The surgery went well.  He stayed at the surgeons for 5 days. He is now recovering at home and is gaining the use of his legs little by little.  I use a sling to help him walk and give him daily massages and meds as needed.  I am thankful that Bailey will someday be frapping with his fur pals again!  The only thing that is a worry to me is that I borrowed the $3,500 to pay for Bailey's surgery.  I contacted a web site called CorgiPals.com that does fundraisers for corgis who have owners in need.  They are different than Corgiaid(only helps rescues).  If anyone is interested in reading Bailey's story a little more in depth, Bailey's web page is: http://www.corgipals.org/Fundraisers/HelpingPaws/Bailey2.aspx

FYI---Bailey and I have been My Corgi members since the beginning.  I had to re-register due to my old email address becoming in- accessible.  Before Bailey I had Casey the corgi who died of cancer at a young age. Thanks for listening.  

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Comment by Linda on August 7, 2013 at 2:33pm

Barbara....Bailey's picture and a link to his story at CorgiPals has been posted at OCD!

Comment by Linda on August 3, 2013 at 7:03pm

Looking forward to seeing pics of your beautiful boy!

Comment by Barbara Oberholtzer on August 3, 2013 at 6:51pm

A big "thank you" to Teresa, Jennifer, Shanna, Linda and Madeline for your kindness and support of Bailey in his time of need!  I will be posting photos tomorrow.

Comment by Linda on August 1, 2013 at 11:06pm

I just saw on OCD where Paige...CorgiPals..is a having a Birthday Bucks Fundraiser for the month of August.  It's her birthday month and the present she wants is to raise $2900 to help those beautiful corgis in need.

Comment by Linda on August 1, 2013 at 11:04pm

Oh no!  How frightening for all of you!  I'm glad to hear Bailey is improving little by little and bless you for the love and care you giving Bailey. 

Comment by Shanna Lien on August 1, 2013 at 6:48pm

Oh my goodness that is so crazy, I hope Bailey has a speedy recovery!!! I will go onto the site as well.

Comment by Jennifer Markley on August 1, 2013 at 5:34pm

OMG....how scary!  What a freakish accident.  I totally understand how fast bills can add up...will take a look at your site and donate to help you out...

Keep us updated on how he's doing...and pictures of him periodically throughout improvement are much needed happy boosters during the days!

Comment by Teresa Gilpin on August 1, 2013 at 4:45pm

I am so sorry for Bailey.  But I am glad he is getting a little better.  I am also glad you found corgipals.

They do amazing things, and I bet you will get some help with those vet bills.  It is amazing how fast they add up!  Keep going strong Bailey!

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