Injured K9 Officer Has Another Surgery To Repair Jaw

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Injured Sacramento K9 officer Bodie is doing well on his road to recovery after undergoing another surgery.

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An x-ray showing the new stainless steel plate in Bodie’s jaw. (credit: Sacramento Police Canine Assoc. via Facebook)

On Tuesday, Dr. Runyon of VCA animal hospital put a piece of stainless steel into Bodie’s jaw. His jaw was shattered last month when he was shot by a suspect.

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Dr. Runyon and staff operating on Bodie’s jaw. (credit: Sacramento Police Canine Assoc. via Facebook)


Dr. Runyon also used bone marrow taken from Bodie’s right shoulder to help his injured jaw heal.
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Bodie resting after surgery. (credit: Sacramento Police Canine Assoc. via Facebook)


Bodie is now resting and is expected to recover in about 8 weeks.

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