Bosco’s altercation with another dog

Bosco is an 8 year old male Dachshund who was taken to the Animal Emergency Services one morning, when he was attacked by another dog whilst going out for a walk with his owner.

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Whilst in surgery, we  realized the extent of the damage done to Bosco. Poor Bosco had to have multiple drains placed to allow contaminated fluid to exit from the wounds. A few days after surgery, some of the wounds broke down, leaving large defects. It was determined that the best course of treatment would now be to manage the wounds whilst they were left open. Bosco has been doing very well and his wounds are healing up nicely. He will have some physical scars, however we hope he will still be accepting of meeting other dogs after his ordeal. Bosco has been the perfect patient, taking his treatment in his stride.

 

Today little Bosco came in for his final wound check, and this brave little fellow wasn’t fearful of the other dogs, which is great![/vc_column_text][vc_separator type=”transparent” up=”30″][vc_single_image image=”16790″ img_size=”full” qode_css_animation=””][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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In line with the recent Government Regulations regarding the lockdown, Windaroo Animal Hospital has modified some processes. As an Essential Service we can remain open and continue to provide all our services while keeping pet owners and team members as safe as possible. Please click below for a full update.