Kitten gets Fish-Skin Mittens to Heal Paws Burned in the California Fires
A handful of lucky pets rescued from Northern California’s Camp Fire last month are healing with the help of a procedure that — until now — had never been done on cats or dogs. Jamie Peyton, a UC Davis veterinarian, had success last year using the unconventional fish skin technique on rescued from fires — so this year, as injured animals poured into the hospital in Chico, she volunteered to give the method a try on household pets.
Future research and studies on these issues will continue to be conducted at the new UC Davis Veterinary Medical Center, a part of the Veterinary Medical Center Big Idea.
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