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He Saw Something Weird On A Stray Puppy's Body, When They Took It Out..OMG

A man noticed something wrong with a stray pup in Gambia, and in no time took her to a vet. And thankfully, they treated the pup well and sent her to a loving home.

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He Saw Something Weird On A Stray Puppy's Body, When They Took It Out..OMG

He Saw Something Weird On A Stray Puppy's Body, When They Took It Out..OMG

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Someone took a stray puppy to a vet clinic in Gambia.

Someone took a stray puppy to a vet clinic in Gambia.

The moment the vet noticed her, he knew something was wrong.

The moment the vet noticed her, he knew something was wrong.

They were mangoworms.

They were mangoworms.

Most of the dogs in the Gambia region are infected with mangoworms, which stay burrowed in the skin of dogs.

Sadly, the only way to extract them is to pull them out with hands.

Sadly, the only way to extract them is to pull them out with hands.

The area where the worm had burrowed is left as a hole. Fortunately she has no infections and is thus safe. Also, the holes aren't painful and will get filled within a week.

There was a huge cluster of mangoworms on her body.

There was a huge cluster of mangoworms on her body.

So the vet sedated her as further extraction would be much more painful. All the worms were taken out in some time and she was given proper antibiotics. Luckily she was a healthy pup who went through all the pain.

This video was filmed by the organisation Animal Care Gambia.

Dr. Michael Meyer, from Berlin, realized there were no facilities to look after stray dogs and other animals in Gambia, and set up a veterinary clinic in 2009.

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