So it's really how long is a piece of string, to how long it will be before this effects her health to an extent that surgery is not an option again, and it would be kinder to release her from this mortal coil. She is seemingly happy and pretty healthy at this time. Due to be 10 years old in August, and does not look or act her age. So it's just getting on with it, and playing it by ear.
“The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you,but he will make a fool of himself, too.”
― Samuel Butler
Me (Jane) with Puddin' and Teagol, waiting patiently to flush a patch of kale, December 2019
Hello, I am Jane!