Hawk is on his way to healing on his journey with the Brave Barkers program!
Hawk is the second dog to be sponsored by Brave Barkers. Brave Barkers is a non-profit that funds surgeries and medical care for dogs with severe joint or mobility issues.
In this update, watch Hawk begin his healing journey!
His handler has known him for so long that he knew something wasn't right when Hawk started to show signs of pain.
Hawk headed to see Dr. Brunke and their team. He was nervous, as you can see, but ready to begin finally feeling better.
Hawk needed to be sedated to receive a special injection of platelet rich plasma and synthetic joint fluid.
His handler/dad was by his side the whole time, especially since Hawk needs special handling when waking up from sedation.
"Canine Platelet Rich Plasma offers a safe and natural cell therapy to relieve the pain of joint disease or injury, promote healing and reduce recovery time using your dog’s own blood," -Jeff Mayo, DVM.
After his first injection, Hawk was up and about: