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Update on death row dog with uterine infection

Recovering from surgery
Kyle Schwab

On Wednesday, an urgent plea was issued to save the life of a sick Neapolitan Mastiff who was at the San Bernardino City Animal Control in Calif.

The dog, named "Jaime," had a serious uterine infection and if nobody committed to take her into their rescue agency, she would have been euthanized.

Jaime was saved on Wednesday afternoon - the following news about her surgery was shared by Kyle Schwab of Smashface Rescue, which has stepped up to save the former death row dog:

We sprung this girl from SBC shelter today with just hours left to live from raging Pyometra. The contracted vet for SBC shelter allowed me to make her surgery payment over the phone and they stayed after hours to save her. I will update first thing in the morning when the doctor calls me with her progress report.

The shelter can not legally release her to me until the 1st, but she would not have made it so we opted have the surgery performed. She will stay there and recover or go back to medical at the shelter. We let the veterinary staff name her and they chose "Bonnie"

Thanks to the rescue agency's fast action, Jaime, now "Bonnie," has a fighting chance.

Click here to find Smashface Rescue on Facebook.

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