By Lauren DiSanto
From: NBC Philadelphia
Bernie, a 2-year-old pit bull who received the first-of-its-kind stem cell treatment, is looking for a new home.
The Animal Rescue League of Berks County says they are currently accepting adoption applications for the unique canine.
“He’s a young, energetic guy and will need to go to a home who will commit to giving him the exercise, playtime, and positive training he’s missed out on,” says a spokesman for the ARL.
Bernie gained a lot of attention in August, after Berks County veterinarian Dr. Boyd Wagner used a stem cell treatment to replace his foot pads. The dog’s paws were burned after he was left on a scorching hot rooftop in July, according to police.
Wagner said they were some of the worst burns he’s ever seen in his 25 years of veterinary.
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