Texas A&M Veterinary Team Saves The Life Of Area K-9 Officer

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Brenham Police Department K-9 officer Ronny is joined by his handlers and the veterinary team that cared for him.

It’s not every day that veterinarians are asked to save a police officer’s life, but a Brenham Police Department K-9 officer named Ronny is back among his human peers after the Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Small Animal Hospital took on the challenge last week.

Ronny, a six-year-old Belgium Malinois, was brought to College Station Thursday, Feb. 2 with a type of life-threatening chest infection that some working and hunting dogs are prone to because of the tasks they perform in their work. After having surgery for the infection in his lungs, Ronny had tubes attached to drain the fluid and was given oxygen. He completed a week of around-the-clock care, and was on his way back to Brenham to continue his rest and recuperation at home.

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