Sheyla

By Sheyla

LifeBuzz Staff

Puppy Was About To Be Put Down, But The Veterinary Nurse Had A Better Idea.

As he grew older, he ditched his binky and replaced it by suckling on Chelsea’s fingers.

Bronson was an active canine who loved to run around the house like a "madman" and had completely attached to her fingers. He had a constant need to suckle on her finger which had become a true bonding experience. "Many cleft palate puppies that survive will often carry this trait with them to adult hood," she says.

As he grew older, he ditched his binky and replaced it by suckling on Chelsea’s fingers.

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The vets discovered that Bronson’s cleft palate was a particularly bad one.

It extended from his hard palate all the way to his soft palate. "The surgeon I worked with was a little skeptical about my taking this type of genetic defect on, but was also wanting to see how he would do," says Chelsea. "He would continue to monitor Bronson's defect so we could decided a day for surgery."

The vets discovered that Bronson’s cleft palate was a particularly bad one.

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Bronson was very social.

He had become everyone’s favourite puppy at Chelsea’s clinic. He also happened to have "terrible, terrible manners." Bronson had grown obsessed with putting everything in his mouth. This was harmful especially for him, considering his health condition.

Bronson was very social.

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"I experienced for the first time in my life the need to keep something little forever," she wrote.

Bronson had also turned into her therapy dog. "By the time he was 3 months, he had already traveled to Hot Springs, Arkansas, Denver, Colorado, and Tucson, Arizona. My husband and I tube-fed him in the back of the car at gas stations on the 13 hour drive to visit his parents," she explains.

"I experienced for the first time in my life the need to keep something little forever," she wrote.

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She kept pestering the surgeon about the surgery but he wanted to wait.

As his face grew, his palate grew longer and closer, and so did his mischief. Chelsea always had her hands in his mouth pulling everything out.

She kept pestering the surgeon about the surgery but he wanted to wait.

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