Friday, January 30, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Vets examine collie hurt by gunshot

20140317 Lad the Collie

Lad is examined by UC Davis veterinarians at the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. He is a collie from Louisville who was found shot in the face and abandoned. Vets with Blue Pearl in KY were forced to remove the majority of its lower jaw due to damage. UC Davis maxillofacial surgeons Dr. Frank Verstraete and Dr. Boaz Arzi are evaluating the possibility of reconstructing Lad's lower jaw. Don Preisler/UC Davis photo

By
From page A4 | March 19, 2014 |

UC Davis veterinarians say that they are hopeful they can partially reconstruct the jaw of a dog that lost much of its jaw to a gunshot.

Lad, a 9-month-old, tan-and-white rough collie, arrived from Kentucky on Monday. He has only three teeth on one side of his lower jaw and two on the other.

The dog’s owners and veterinarians have declined to comment until after test results are complete, but UCD released a statement saying that Lad appeared to be in good general health. Pending the test results, he may undergo one or more surgical procedures no sooner than 10 days from now.

According to the Arrow Fund, a nonprofit organization raising money for Lad’s care, the dog arrived near death at Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners in Louisville, Ky., about six days after being shot in the muzzle. Veterinarians there removed the lower portion of the dog’s jaw in order to get rid of severely infected tissue.

Rebecca Eaves, founder of The Arrow Fund, which provides medical treatment for animals that have suffered torture, abuse or neglect, accompanied Lad to UCD. Pilots N Paws, which provides transport for animals in need, arranged the flight.

Online: http://thearrowfund.org/lad.

Comments

comments

Cory Golden

Cory Golden

The Enterprise's higher-education and congressional reporter. http://about.me/cory_golden
.

News

Town hall focuses on Coordinated Care Initiative

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1

 
Schools give parents tools to help kids thrive

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Suspected Ebola patient being treated at UCD Med Center

By San Francisco Chronicle | From Page: A1

Need a new best friend?

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2 | Gallery

 
Stanford University to get $50 million to produce vaccines

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Two more cases of measles in Northern California in children

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Dartmouth bans hard liquor

By New York Times News Service | From Page: A2

 
All voices welcome at sing-along Wednesday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Great Chefs Program will feature Mulvaney

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

 
Walkers head out three times weekly

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3Comments are off for this post

Free tax preparation service begins Monday

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

 
Vote for your favorites in Readers’ Choice poll

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

No bare bottoms, thanks to CommuniCare’s Diaper Drive

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3 | Gallery

 
Storyteller relies on nature as his subject on Saturday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Still time to purchase tickets for DHS Cabaret

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
February science fun set at Explorit

By Lisa Justice | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
Take a photo tour of Cuba at Flyway Nights talk

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A6 | Gallery

See wigeons, curlews and meadowlarks at city wetlands

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8 | Gallery

 
.

Forum

Time for bed … with Grandma

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
We’re grateful for bingo proceeds

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A10

 
A ‘new deal’ for the WPA building

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A10

 
Protect root zone to save trees

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

Weigh quality of life, density

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

 
Olive expert joins St. James event

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

.

Sports

UCD has another tough football schedule in 2015

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
Gould’s influence felt mightily in recent Super Bowls

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1

Mustangs hold off UCD women

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
UCD men set new school D-I era win record

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Sharks double up Ducks

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
Sports briefs: Watney, Woods start slow at TPC Scottsdale

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

Recall that first Aggie TV game, national title?

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B8 | Gallery

 
.

Features

.

Arts

‘Song of the Sea’ is an enchanting fable

By Derrick Bang | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
‘Artist’s Connection’ launches on DCTV

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A11

 
Gross’ paintings highlight a slice of Northern California

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A12 | Gallery

February show at YoloArts’ Gallery 625 is ‘Food for Thought’

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A12 | Gallery

 
.

Business

.

Obituaries

.

Comics

Comics: Friday, January 30, 2015

By Creator | From Page: A9