Carol Priest and Polly McMaster found this dog with an arrow through him in the village of Red Lake on Friday (May 21). Carol named him King for his stamina and regal head.
Carol carefully transported King to the Bemidji Veterinarian Hospital and they did surgery to remove the arrow which amazingly did not hit any bone or organs.
Later that afternoon, he was out of surgery and coming around. He will have a drainage tube through the length of the wound for about a week to let any infection come out. That will be secured with a couple of stitches at each end, and can be removed at home or at the vet. They are saving the arrow for us.
By Saturday, King had been moved to Red Lake Rosie's Rescue in Karen's care.
Once again, Red Lake Rosie's is in need of donations for emergency medical care. King's bill is $373.00 so far. Any additional money received will help create a special fund for emergency vet bills.
These situations come up regularly and we have no source of funds for that in our budget. Most of our grant money is specifically for neuter/spay and vaccinations.
Thank you all for your coninued support!