Photo Gallery of Nickie the Wolf Hybrid and his Surgery

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The veterinarian is listening to Nickie's heartbeat and respirations. Nickie has been "darted" with anesthesia.

Surgical wound area. Area is cleaned and draped for "asepsis". This means to prevent infection.

Doctors with surgical and emergency life support equipment.

The tumor is isolated and the vets are cutting it free.

The wound is now free of the tumor.

This is the tumor.

The wound is closed and medicine is applied to prevent infection.

Fifteen minutes post-op. He is just waking up.

Twenty minutes post-op.

Nickie six months post-op. He is as beautiful as ever.