The bears in Nanning have had another visit from the Animals Asia vet team and this time it was our girl’s turn to have a health check too. We were very happy to hear from the UK office this morning that despite being slightly toothless now she is in good overall health.
This is the report from the vet team:
Ronnie AKA John had a particularly bad mouth with all of her canines and several molars being infected and rotten. Fortunately Ronnie’s body condition did not reflect the state of her mouth! The degree of dental work Ronnie required was substantial, and as a result she had the longest anaesthetic of this round, totalling four hours on the surgery table. Considering the amount of dentistry work Ronnie received, her recovery was incredible and apart from the hairless patches on her belly and arms it would have been difficult to know that she had undergone a health check