Thursday, January 8, 2009
Dachshund Recovers From Surgery Burns
Here's an odd little story - meet 7-year-old red smooth 'Pumpkin,' and her human Scott Herron, who hail from Bakersfield, California. Pumpkin was taken to the vets for an emergency hysterectomy on Christmas Eve, and came out with multiple burns on her body, even her nipples turned black. Hospital staff told them heart monitors malfunctioned. Pumpkin's family asked for a refund on the $740 vet bill, but got a free tube of burn ointment instead. Ouch. Read more and see a video at Bakersfield Now.