Ziba, an 8-month-old female Rottweiler, was accidentally hit by a car and suffered extensive injuries to her head four months ago. Her skull and jawbones were fractured in several areas, and brain damage was feared. Three months after surgery, the fractures were healing properly and there was no evidence of infection. On Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, Ziba was to be examined again as she makes her way toward recovery. “Dogs recover faster than humans,” said Boaz Arzi, assistant professor in the UC Davis Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service. “They don’t feel sorry for themselves. And it is something inherently related to survival.”
Ziba, an 8-month-old female Rottweiler, was accidentally hit by a car and suffered extensive injuries to her head four months ago. Her skull and jawbones were fractured in several areas, and brain damage was feared. Three months after surgery, the fractures were healing properly and there was no evidence of infection. On Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, Ziba was to be examined again as she makes her way toward recovery. “Dogs recover faster than humans,” said Boaz Arzi, assistant professor in the UC Davis Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service. “They don’t feel sorry for themselves. And it is something inherently related to survival.” Courtesy UC Davis UC Davis
Ziba, an 8-month-old female Rottweiler, was accidentally hit by a car and suffered extensive injuries to her head four months ago. Her skull and jawbones were fractured in several areas, and brain damage was feared. Three months after surgery, the fractures were healing properly and there was no evidence of infection. On Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, Ziba was to be examined again as she makes her way toward recovery. “Dogs recover faster than humans,” said Boaz Arzi, assistant professor in the UC Davis Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service. “They don’t feel sorry for themselves. And it is something inherently related to survival.” Courtesy UC Davis UC Davis

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February 05, 2016 12:32 PM

Dog with crushed skull on the mend thanks to UC Davis

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