Edinburgh pets: Joy as pregnant dog and unborn puppies recover from horrifying accident with cement mixer

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier Lola was pregnant with six pups when she was caught playing under a cement mixer while playing in her Marshall Grove garden on Tuesday, August 24th.

Crushed under the heavy object, Lola seriously injured her spine as she tried to get out from under the heavy object.

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier Lola with owner Nicky Lyall.

A consultation with the vets confirmed that the sick bitch required an £ 8k operation that included the removal of the bitch’s uterus, which ended the lives of her six pups.

In the face of a terrible decision on who to save, Lola’s owner Nicky Lyall, 48, was delighted to learn earlier this week that the operation was no longer necessary.

The spinal damage wasn’t as severe as initially thought and vets have confirmed that Lola will recover fully with physical therapy.

The avid pet owner told the Evening News that Lola’s litter of six pups has also come through and is due later this month.

Ms. Lyall said, “The vet said Lola didn’t need spine surgery anymore after a MIR scan showed it wasn’t as bad as they thought it was.

“They think that with rest and physical therapy, she would fully recover in about six to eight weeks.

“Lola’s puppies are still alive too.”

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