The young Neapolitan mastiff named "Bubbles," who was rescued by Noah's Arks Rescue, has garnered a great deal of attention and accumulated a massive number of fans who are hoping to be kept abreast of her continued recovery.
On Monday morning, the rescue agency released a new update on this young dog with the amazing spirit to survive.
According to Noah's Arks, following the surgery to remove a massive nine-pound tumor, Bubbles is "doing great!"
The rescue stated:
Bubbles is the happiest girl. She literally acts as if she is two years old and never had a care in the world. She loves being outside running around. Because she still has sutures in, she is not allowed to play with other dogs.
As soon as the stitches are out, that will change and she will be able to go outside and play to her heart's content along with other dogs.
Cultures on Bubbles have come back and she tested positive for "a very resistant E-Coli and Enterococcus." Until all of her infections have cleared, she will not begin chemotherapy.
Aside from the infection, Bubbles continues to astound those around her with her fun-loving, happy demeanor.
Noah's Arks shared:
Her entire demeanor has changed. She was sweet before but was tired and worn out from carrying around a 9 pound ball that was attached to her head. She now holds her head fully erect and runs around and plays.
It is great seeing her play with a big ball in the back yard.
The other aspect she seems to be loving is getting her head into a food bowl just like a regular dog would. I have seen her several times start to drink water and then maneuver her head to fit into the bowl a certain way. She then suddenly realizes that she does not have to do that any more and dives right in the bowl as a child would.
Life continues to look up for this dog, who just weeks ago, appeared to be almost beyond saving.
Noah's Arks stated:
Bubbles is a true Miracle of what is possible when you believe the Impossible is Possible.
Click here to see photos of Bubbles before her surgery and read more about how she was rescued.
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