The crew brought Jasmine, a dog they recently rescued from a Los Angeles-based animal shelter, to Banfield Pet Hospital at WesternU to repair a torn ACL.
Surgery was performed by Banfield Chief of Staff David Clark, DVM, DABVP, who is also an associate professor for the College of Veterinary Medicine. The surgery was coordinated through Banfield. Dr. Clark also took part in pre- and post-surgery interviews.
The Lucky Dog TV show is seen at 7 a.m. Saturdays on KCBS Channel 2 in Los Angeles. July 17, 2014 is the expected air date for this episode.
McMillan is a professional animal trainer and behaviorist. The show features McMillian rescuing “hard-to-love, out-of-control, untrained and unadoptable dogs,” and turning them into perfect pets. He is frequently hired by Hollywood’s A-list celebrities to transform their pooches into well-mannered dogs, according to the show’s website.