Otto was born on December 17th,
1989. He passed away on December 5th, 2001.
In September, a
lung edema was discovered and was suspected to be
related to heart problems. Treatment of the edema
A month later
diabetes was diagnosed. He was started on twice
dialy insulin, but the respiratory problems
re-emerged soon after and got progressively
For the last 36
hours, he was unable to sleep and just sat there
panting. We took him to the hospital where he spent
his last hours in an oxygen tent.
The cause of death
was probably Westie
His original home
page is here.
I now have a new
dog, Eppu. He looks quite a bit like
Otto, but he is very much his own charming