SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A puppy that suffered severe head trauma will have surgery this morning.
Veterinarians from UC Davis will perform a craniotomy on the puppy now named Thomas to remove loose bone fragments that could result in neurological damage.READ MORE: California's Power Grid Operator Urges Residents To Conserve Energy Amid Heat Wave
Thomas was found abandoned on Florin Road a little more than a week ago.
Veterinarians believe someone hit him on the head with a blunt object.READ MORE: Sacramento Police Officer Accused Of Domestic Violence No Longer Facing Charges
The Bradshaw Animal Shelter announced on Wednesday they needed to raise $10,000 to help pay for the surgery.
It took just nine hours to make that goal – and it’s now beyond it.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Zoo Enforces Early Closures As Heatwave Hits Valley
The shelter says it will help give Thomas his best chance for a better life.