Dogtown: A trip to Vegas to get sight restored
A Lab mix whose blindness is believed to have led to aggression toward other dogs, preventing her from being adoptable, heads to Las Vegas on tomorrow night’s episode of Dogtown for surgery that could restore her sight.
Dr. Patti Iampietro, of the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, accompanies Lake, whose blindness was caused by cataracts, to Las Vegas for the surgery, performed by Michael Brinkman, a veterinary opthamologist.
Dogtown airs Friday at 10 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel
Brinkman was also a pioneer in devleoping glasses for dogs.
Posted by jwoestendiek January 14th, 2010 under Muttsblog, videos.
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