The past 18 months have been a challenge for Harry, who has been battling health issues which bordered for a brief time on the life-threatening.
In the last year he has made a good recovery, although he has never quite regained his former energy levels.
The problems began in 2015, when he began to suffer with a series of digestive complaints. He was losing weight rapidly, unable to tolerate food and plagued by chronic diarrhoea.
After a long journey of biopsies, blood tests, scans and eventually exploratory surgery, Harry was finally diagnosed with irritable bowel disease (IBD).
A dog with IBD is no fun for anyone. It’s been heartbreaking to watch our gentle boy suffer and his activity has been very limited. Continue reading