Life Changing Surgery Gives Abandoned Dog A Second Chance And A New Family


Hunstsville is a city in Texas that is residence to Sam Houston College and the Texas State Stockade at Huntsville. A trip along Interstate 45 will certainly obtain you a glance of a gigantic roadside statuary of the famed statesman, Sam Houston himself and several warning signs not to grab hitchhikers, that might be run away prisoners.

Regional rescue team St. Francis’ Angels has actually been grabbing strays from the area streets for over three decades. This is the story of among their saves, whose problem damaged co-founder Anne Graber’s heart.

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His name was Bjarni. He was discovered straying the streets in a really pathetic and agonizing problem. Fifty percent of his nose was missing. Part of his lips and face were gone. His teeth were misaligned and also misplaced. The inadequate man can hardly take a breath or consume. Although we will never know what triggered Bjarni’s injuries, he was likely struck, viciously, by another animal.

The group was able to track down Bjarni’s family yet they refused to take him back. Determined to make points better for the canine, Graber reached function connecting to her network of facilities and animal hospitals. She ultimately obtained the response she was after when Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists accepted perform surgical treatment on the terribly disfigured face. The group elevated funds for the surgical treatment through their Facebook web page.


The Dr. Jason Balara at Gulf Coastline Vet Experts done surgical procedure that substantially enhanced Bjarni’s life. His face was realigned making it feasible to take a breath and also eat freely once again. Graber informed the Huffington Post that in spite of some obvious injury, Bjarni is a pleased, loving pet dog.

” Vivacious and appealing. He is totally not aware of his limitations and also disfigurement.”


Adhering to surgical treatment, St. Francis’ Angels kept Bjarni in their care. The treatment required the removal of the right upper dog and all went as anticipated. In order to enable the tissues to heal effectively, Bjarni needed to live an extremely inactive lifestyle for concerning a week only eating little, frequent, soft dishes. Recuperation went effectively as well as Bjarni prepared to be on the ‘readily available for adoption’ checklist.


It took a little longer than expected yet at last, Bjarni was taken on by a wonderful family. They relabelled him Hogan and he looks fairly pleased with his circumstance. Together with 2 caring paw-rents, he got a dog brother or sister. We are so thrilled with this happy finishing!