She-Ra, the pup, certainly lives up to her name and the title it comes with. Like the cartoon heroine she’s named after, this 11-month-old puppy earned the title of “Princess of Power” after surviving a horrific ordeal. Thought to be hit by a car and then shot in the head with a .22 caliber bullet, She-Ra was left for dead.
Alone and in excruciating pain, she wandered until she found retired school teacher Steven Kanada. The kind Samaritan bundled her in blankets and hurried her to the Maui Humane Society, giving her a chance at life after someone almost took it away.
MHS Veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Fitzpatrick was on call at She-Ra’s arrival, first treating the poor dog with pain meds to give her some much-needed relief. As the Maui Humane Society reported, She-Ra “had a hole in her temple, was bleeding from body injuries consistent with road rash, and had a large open wound on her jaw.”
Antibiotics and wound treatment followed, but it was the x-rays that left Dr. Fitzpatrick shocked.
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