How is Sophia Doing 1 Week After Surgery? ๐Ÿฟโ˜บ๏ธโค๏ธ

At Dr. Emerson’s office, Sophia was remarkably calm prior to her examination. She even enjoyed a squirrel block! During Sophia’s exam, Dr. Emerson observed multiple severely infected/deteriorated molars that needed extracting. Her incisors were thankfully healthy enough to keep, BUT there appears to be a pocket around the base (pulp) of one lower incisor that will likely develop an odontoma later. This may be a big issue in the future, but for now Sophia can enjoy the functionality of all four incisors. Unfortunately the molar extractions were noticeably bothering Sophia, she wanted to eat her block but would immediately stop when she could feel discomfort chewing. I would then crush up the squirrel blocks and add a bit of yogurt to give her a softer alternative. This worked well, along with the formula she was given several times each day. It took longer than expected, but Sophia is finally eating her squirrel blocks again. Sophia was still hungry, so I offered her a second block. I may not need to bring Sophia back to Dr. Emerson for awhile, depending on how well she continues to progress. Hopefully the molar extractions are healing quickly, Sophia’s eating habits will show me if there are still issues. I trimmed her upper & lower incisors today, which is quite a challenge (due to her size) but thankfully not impossible. When I’m able, I will be improving the teeth trimmings with a dental-grade high speed drill that uses an air compressor. (Although the dremel method I’m currently using is better than pressure-based options like snips or side-cutting pliers, the heat & vibration of the dremel can still be damaging to squirrel teeth long-term. Since I plan on trimming the girls’ teeth for 10+ years, I want to preserve their teeth as best I can. The next steps for Sophia involve upgrading her living space as her fears subside and developing a bond with her. Stay tuned for more of this lovely girl.

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93 thoughts on “How is Sophia Doing 1 Week After Surgery? ๐Ÿฟโ˜บ๏ธโค๏ธ”

  1. I hope this precious angel Sophia is well I can tell she's totally in love with you your her angel and my hero I loooove squirrels they are my most favorite in the world ๐Ÿ˜

  2. She's so sweet and adorably pretty cute.๐Ÿ˜ She's eating heartily, thanks you for welcoming her into the S's household. ๐Ÿ™

  3. Sophia is such an adorable sweet baby. She is so calm because she knows your taking good care of her and that she has a forever home. ๐Ÿ˜Šโ™ฅ๏ธ

  4. I had a molar extracted on Friday so I know how she feels! It will heal up very quickly, then she will be able to much away happily. Soft yummy avo for now!

  5. Thanks Braddad for all your good care. Thanks to you She's blossoming and thriving! Her golden colour is so bright. She's a real ranga!!! ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿฅ‘โค

  6. Goodmorning Sophia. That round nose is so cute. The pain will go away and you'll feel so much better. Blessings to B- and the S-clan.

  7. She is so pretty! ๐Ÿ˜ I do hope the issues can be resolved as easy as possible blessings, Brad!๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ’•

  8. In the beginning of this vid, Sophia is smiling & looking at you Brad so lovingly๐Ÿฅฐ. Then she gets startled by the door opening, as I would, when Iโ€™m just chilling. I am so impressed by all your kindness & knowledge, Brad. How you remember all those doctor terms & know all the safe ways to trim squirrels teeth. Wonderful blessings to your beautiful kids & youโฃ๏ธ

  9. Jsi tak roztomilรก a nรกdhernรก, kvฤ›tinko moje.๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ€

  10. Brad, the little fur baby took to you very quickly, animals know who has a good heart and who dosenโ€™t , you have a good heart!!!!!!โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

  11. What a sweet little princess โค๏ธ I'm so glad she is feeling better. She is always smiling โ™ฅ๏ธ She really trusts you Brad. She seems totally relaxed when you are holding her. She knows you love her and are there to help. โ™ฅ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธโ™ฅ๏ธ

  12. Sophia is sooooo cute!! I love her colours so much, sheโ€™s such a fine addition to the squirrel family ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅฐ

  13. That gal's got character! Not sure if her teeth were hurting after, or she was just severely upset with you! LOL But really fantastic how you're taking care of her and all. Keep up the great work! ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. Get well soon baby hi Sabrina Serena seamour love u my little sugar plums hi brad u such a good person to take good care of all these babys love u all๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™

  15. She's so calm and trusting โค And so cute sitting in your hand. Incredible that she was running wild just a few weeks ago…

  16. If I ruled the world, all animals would be treated with the love and care you give your squirrels. And vet bills would be tax deductible!

  17. Awww sophia you are just so darn beautiful and sweet.. Iam sorry for what you went through and glad your doing better.. You are in the best hands,cuz brad loves you to pieces lil angel.. I hope things will keep getting better for you sweetheart.. Thank you brad for updates and being you.. I wish there was more ppl like you.. I love this family and i love and respect all squirrels.. Have a great day to you all..๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™

  18. Damn that was a lot of ads for a 10 min vid. Still, very cute, glad she is doing well.. Good on you for being such a good keeper ๐Ÿ™‚

  19. Oh sheโ€™s adorable. I hope she is feeling better. She looks like she has a good appetite. Sweet little munchkin ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ˜. I pray her pain would go away.

  20. Sophia has stolen my heart just like sabrina, serena and seymour and daddy brad.. They warm my heart and they make me so happy.. So glad sophia has you brad.. Give them all extra loves from us fans, cuz we love them so much.. Thank you over and over brad..

  21. Squirrels always got a eye on things, it's why they are here and part of the largest BY FAR and most SUCCESSFUL order of MAMMALS,. RODENTA

  22. Your furbabies are the cutest thing on utube with the exception of lil bub. U have the greatest channel out there Brad.

  23. Cute little girl with a big appetite๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿค— Good luck with this new baby Brad๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’–x x x

  24. She's such a beautiful squirrel. Such lovely colours, and she's in some of the best hands that she could be in. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฟ

  25. Idk if you will get to my question and its ok if you dont, i understand how busy you are.. I was just currious if you plan to keep sophia with you? Or do you plan to release her? I know if it was possible, you would keep them all.. Thank you for what you stand for, pure love and dedication 24/7..

  26. Squirrels love food. I love food. But my chewing speed doesn't even come close to theirs, including Sophia. Too totally cute.

  27. Her fur on the left cheek has already grown out, looks much better, was afraid it had been permanently damaged.
    Poor thing lost her chewing teeth :/

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