V-E-T the next day, who of course recommended a cardiologist, so then i got to go to another
V-E-T, who gave me this 24 hour heart monitor that i had to have strapped to my chest. So i got to wear my pretty sweater for a day. don't i look cute?
Then the rest of the torture. . .mom and dad had to take this stupid, mean, clingy device off. Part of my torture is documented, but mom and dad didn't have the heart to tape the whole thing, because the end of the video gets VERY difficult to watch. It is below after the pictures of my triumph over that stupid torture device!!!
Those sticky things were VERY hard to get off, but i will spare you the pain of that part of my torture.
Note from Opal's mom: apparently boxers are prone to cardiac problems, so we decided to do this preliminary test after her breathing episode. If i had known how much it would suck to take it off afterwards, i would have debated doing it. I called the vet, but they had no suggestions except to just struggle through taking off the bandage! Argh. Thank god Opal is a sweet dog, but we just felt terrible the entire time. she is okay now and seems to have forgiven us for the torture. They definitely need to start using better bandages though, because it took out so much of her hair when coming off.