Back On Her Feet

December 21, 2012
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Bella the border collie is back on her feet after recent revolutionary muscle-replacement surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center on S. Huntington Avenue. In May, the dog fell off a bed at her Rhode Island home, causing severe injuries that made her right front leg useless and twisted along her side. Dr. Mike Pavletic, Angell’s head of surgery, transplanted muscle tissue from the dog’s back into the leg and “trained” it through therapy to make it work again. (Courtesy Photo)