Doctors save eyesight for puppy found with metal rod through skull


UPDATE FOR YOU. HIS ENERGETIC LEGS AND HIS WAGGING TAIL TELLS THE TALE OF A POSSIBLE TIFF PROGNOSIS FOR THIS NOW 12-WEEK-OLD TERRIER MIX GETTING BACK TO DOING WHAT PUPPIES ARE SUPPOSED TO BE DOING. NOT TOO LONG AGO THINGS LOOKED GRIM. A METAL ROD LODGED STRAIGHT THREW ITS HEAD. THE SUSPECTED ABUSE CASE BROUGHT THE PUPPY FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY TO McMURRAY SO HE COULD BE TREATED BY DOCTORS AT UNIVERSITY VETERINARY SPECIALISTS.>>THE PUPPY IS DOING REALLY REALLY WELL. IT’S BEEN A LONG COUPLE OF WEEKS FOR HIM AND A COUPLE OF PROCEDURES. AT THIS POINT HE’S DONE VERY WELL, AND IS EXPECTED TO. MIKE C: A FULL RECOVERY. REPORTER: WHEN THE DOCTOR AND HIS STAFF SAW HOW BADLY THE PUPPY WAS INJURED AND THE LOCATION OF THE WOUND THEY DIDN’T KNOW IF THE DOG WOULD EVER BE ABLE TO SEE AGAIN.>>INITIALLY I WAS VERY WORRIED THAT HE MIGHT ACTUALLY LOSE BOTH OF THE EYES, MUCH LESS NOT BE ABLE TO SEE OUT OF THEM. NOW WHAT WE FOUND IS THAT HE CAN SEE OUT OF BOTH EYES AND HE GETS TO KEEP BOTH OF THEM, SO EXPECT HIM TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY AND WESTBOUND A VERY HAPPY NORMAL DOG. REPORTER: AS POLICE CONTINUE TO SEARCH FOR THE PERSON WHO ABUSED THIS LITTLE GUY HE IS SOAKING UP EVERY BIT OF LOVE AND AFFECTION ON THIS VALENTINE’S DAY. A LITTLE PREVIEW OF WHAT THEY HOPE HE’LL FIND SOME DAY IN A LOVING FOREVER HOME.>>MOST OF OUR STAFF HAS DONE EVERYTHING FOR THIS PUPPY OFF THE CLOCK AND ON THEIR OWN TIME, WHICH HAS BEEN REALLY REWARDING FOR EVERYBODY AND WE ARE JUST HAPPY TO SEE HIM GO HOME. MIKE C: THEY ARE LOOKING AS TO WHO MIGHT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR

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