Puppy sees again after surgery
Donations pour in for rescued pup.
Four-month-old Danny was losing his eyesight due to juvenile cataracts when he and 29 other dogs were rescued from a farm near Waco, Texas.
The puppy would keep his head down and move slowly around a room, trying to find his way, often bumping into walls in his path. Now, thanks to surgery to remove his cataracts, performed for free by Dr. Lynsey Wagner at Eye Care for Animals in North Austin, Danny is romping around as a puppy should.
“He's actually in almost a run, which we've never seen him do before,” said Whitney Lowther-Franco, who’s fostering Danny.
Since word of Danny’s story and video of him seeing for the first time last week has spread, donations have poured in to the Austin Humane Society from around the country. They have enough funding to cover Danny’s care, and to help other dogs as well.
Danny will spend the next six to eight weeks recovering from his surgery before he’s ready for adoption.
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Photo: Danny sees for the first time after his cataract surgery. / KVUE / Yahoo News
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