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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

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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.

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