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Puppy Has Surgery For Broken Legs; Outlook Uncertain

By jim Published: March 6, 2009

LANCASTER, Ohio — A Shi Tzu puppy named Smushy was recovering Friday after undergoing surgery to repair two broken legs, but the animal's outlook was not entirely positive.

According to Michelle Sahr, executive director of the Fairfield Area Humane Society, Smushy is still in danger of losing one of her legs.

A person brought the injured dog to investigators earlier this week.

Although the dog currently has two broken legs, a veterinarian determined that a third leg had been broken less than a month ago. X-rays showed the leg was repaired and vets removed pins and wire used to help heal the fracture, Hirsch reported.

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Original story at 10TV.


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