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OSU veterinarians perform emergency surgery to save K-9

 

January 20, 2021

A TEAM of OSU veterinarians work on Arlo, a Thurston County, Wash., K-9, who was shot during a chase last week.

By Molly Rosbach

Oregon State University Writer

Following eight hours of complex surgery at Oregon State University's Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, Thurston County, Wash., Sheriff's Office K-9 Officer Arlo was walking with assistance Saturday morning, Jan. 16, after being treated for two bullet wounds suffered in a police chase in Washington state.

K-9 Arlo has amassed more than 642,000 TikTok followers in just over a year on the job.

"It's a miracle that Arlo's still alive," said Dr. Jen Warnock, the orthopedic veterinary surgeon who repaired the bone damage to Arlo's vertebrae...



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