The Daily Press of Victorville, California reports:
After a week of intensive care, Dutch the dachshund is recovering from what experts thought would be a fatal bite from a Mojave Green rattlesnake.
Veterinarians, who cared for the dog 24 hours a day for roughly six days, said the incident has taught them much about what to expect and how to treat future bite victims. They said it’s the first case they’re aware of locally of successfully treating a bite from the deadliest rattlesnake in North America, which typically leads to a dog being euthanized.
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