Friday, May 2, 2014

Veterinary Highlights: Badly Burned Dog Gets A Cutting Edge Treatment

For the first time ever, a burned dog received pigskin graft to help her heal.


Beatrice, a 5-year-old Chihuahua mix was stolen only to be found eleven days later with burns over 90 percent of her body. She got to a stage where she was not healing well.

The pigskin was applied to cover the wounds to give it a chance to heal.

If the procedure works out, the wound should heal almost completely. If the treatment is successful, pigskin might be used on more dogs in the future.

To make a donation to help pay Beatrice's vet bill, click here.

Source article:
Burned Dog Gets First-Ever Pigskin Graft

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