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Presenting my new boy Mr. Haute Couture at Riverwood aka J-P Gaultier

Since our local television visted us to film a portrait of the Irish Setter, Scott thinks he's a star and has all the caprice of a starlet; Last Sunday Scott wanted to see if the grass was truly greener on the other side of the fence, and I don't know how, as our fence is rather solid and high. But pass to the neighbours he did;  Once I'd recuperated Scott I of course inspected him to see there was no damage, and I discovered a huge hole on his side where he'd ripped a large piece of skin leaving visible meat and muscle, it didn't seem to worry him at all, apparently no pain.  Not so easy to find a vet on a Sunday but we were sent to the Vet 'on call' and he immediately took care of Scott. He was sedated and the sewing process could begin. Part of the skin, 5mm, had to be cut off and then some 5 stitches inside and 11 stitches on the outside to sew it all up.  So we now have a new boy, less 5mm of skin;

Scott's injury to the vet

 

Scott's just back home !

Scott will now stay at home, the time it takes for the hair to grow back, and he takes great advantage of the sofa and in being spoilt by 'Granny Catherine';

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Comment by Anna Kazimierowicz on January 26, 2012 at 6:56am

Scott's new look

Comment by James Doran on January 26, 2012 at 7:15am

I just hope that the resulting spoiling by Granny doesn't tempt him into another go at the high jump,Charlotte!

Comment by Chantal McIlveen-Wright on January 26, 2012 at 11:39am

Poor little boy!!! get well very soon and enjoy being spoiled by your Granny  :-)

Comment by Nadine Bonjean on January 26, 2012 at 1:00pm

Ce n'est pas vrai! Pauvre Scott et que de frayeur pour toi et ta maman je présume...Enfin tout finit bien.Espérons  que cela lui serve de leçon ! Bises à vous deux et caresses au gamin...

Comment by Marjolein Bogaard on January 26, 2012 at 3:31pm

I am very sorry for Scott... I wish him all the best and hope he will recover soon! Take care and give him a big hug from me! xxx

Comment by Marta Magi on January 26, 2012 at 4:03pm

Fingers crossed for a quick recovery!!

Comment by Myra Thomas-Rhodes on January 26, 2012 at 5:04pm

Ouch! Poor, sore boy.

Comment by Maggie Smith on January 26, 2012 at 5:30pm

I can hardly look - take it easy big boy

Comment by Melinda Auld on January 26, 2012 at 8:25pm

Poor boy.  Big hugs for lovely Scott.

Comment by Peter Hennig on January 27, 2012 at 5:19am

never mind little buddy,something to show the girls chicks dig scars

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