After an unfortunate accident with a machete, Tyson the beagle-mix is finally getting the surgery he needs.
According to Life with Dogs, Tyson was in a field with his owner, who was clearing debris with a machete. Unfortunately Tyson got too close, and got a major gash across his snout. The incident happened a year ago, and while Tyson is still able to eat and breath, his nasal passage is exposed when he chews, which remains a concern for his owner.
Tyson's story drew the attention of Canadian veterinarian Graham Thatcher, who specializes in dentistry at his practice in Ottawa.
"I'd love to be able to help this dog," Thatcher said in an interview with The Ottawa Sun, but unfortunately, the biggest problem Tyson faced was the logistics of getting from Nicaragua to Canada.
Thatcher and his partner Andrea White originally booked with United Airlines for a flight from Nicaragua to Canada, but when United found out about Tyson's condition, they denied the dog boarding, because of concernsRead More »from Injured dog heading to Canada for reconstructive face surgery