Red Fox #16-1195 continues to do well in the days following her leg surgery. The fox is eating well and on June 26, was toe-touching on her left hind leg.
During the past three months, the rehabilitation staff has continued to exercise Bald Eagle #15-0733. The bird's flight capabilities have not changed much during this time period; the bird is not able to fly all that well, and often flies low to the ground.
Dr. Helen reports that the fox's surgery at the Animal Hospital of Waynesboro went really well! There were no complications with the FHO procedure, and the fox recovered well from anesthesia.
The goal of the Center is “to treat to release” – to restore patients to health and return as many as possible to the wild. In rare instances, the Center has the opportunity to track eagles after their release. Click here to follow these former eagle patients.