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Kabang undergoes plastic surgery but can’t have snout replaced

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FRIENDLY hero with UC Davis student Heather Kennedy. Photo by Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis

The adage “You reap what you sow” has been proven to be true once more even if the one committing the good deed was just a dog.

Posted: April 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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OFW cuts short her contract to undergo surgery here

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Victoria Lorzano, who has worked in Hong Kong for 10 years, was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer by her doctor there. When the doctor recommended surgery, Lorzano decided to come home because she did not want to have the procedure there where nobody would take care of her.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Global Pinoy | Read More »

US Christmas for Zamboanga’s hero dog

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GLOBAL RESPONSEWebsite Careforkabang.com has attracted donations and well wishes from all over the world. Kabang has a Facebook page as well.

Kabang, the snout-less street dog from the Philippines, may spend a wintry Christmas in America, as she undergoes a series of facial surgeries in a California hospital.

Posted: November 25th, 2012 in Americas,Features,Global Pinoy,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Surgery delayed for hero dog Kabang

In this August, 12, 2012 photo provided by the University of California - Davis, a Bunggal family member plays with Kabang the dog in the Philippines. The  dog that lost its snout while saving two girls in the Philippines has been brought to the University of California, Davis, where veterinarians will try to fix its injuries. UC Davis surgeons say Kabang will need multiple surgeries, but they are confident they can improve its condition. AP/UC Davis, Anton Lim

A dog from the Philippines who became an international hero after she sacrificed her snout to save two young girls will have to wait a little longer for surgery to repair her missing muzzle.

Posted: October 18th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

After 271 surgeries in Samar, Mercy rests

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THE AMERICAN hospital ship USNS Mercy docks at  Alava Pier in Subic. RICHARD REYES

Docking here is a much deserved break for crew members of the American hospital ship USNS Mercy, whose last stop was Samar where its crew conducted 271 surgeries and treated at least 16,000 patients.

Posted: July 4th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Animal lovers call for issuance of travel docs to Kabang’s owners

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Animal welfare groups and individuals touched by the dog Kabang’s act of saving two girl’s from harm in December are moving heaven and earth to help at least one of her masters accompany the pet to the United States for reconstructive surgery to restore the dog’s lost upper jaw.

Posted: April 21st, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Canine heroine ‘Kabang’ to be flown to US

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The courageous canine who saved two girls from harm when she blocked the path of a speeding motorcycle here in December, is US-bound.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Once conjoined California twins set to go home

Angelina Sabuco, at left, is held by her mother Ginady Sabuco and twin sister Angelica, is held by aunt Marita Sabuco, at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 in Stanford, Calif. The twin sisters, who were born joined in the chest an abdomen, are preparing to go home after an intricate surgery by a group of Lucile Packard doctors to separate them. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Twin sisters who had been joined at the chest are preparing to leave the hospital two weeks after surgery — each in their own car seat.

Posted: November 15th, 2011 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Separated Filipino twins doing well

In this photo provided by Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, surgeon Gary Hartman performs surgery on conjoined twins Angelina and Angelica Sabuco on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 in Stanford, Calif. Reports said medics led by Hartman have successfully separated the twins. AP

A pair of two-year-old formerly conjoined twin girls from the Philippines are recovering well after an operation to separate them in California, a hospital spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Posted: November 3rd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘Praise God,’ US doctors separate conjoined twins

In this photo provided by Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, surgeon Gary Hartman performs surgery on conjoined twins Angelina and Angelica Sabuco on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 in Stanford, Calif. Reports said medics led by Hartman have successfully separated the twins. AP

US surgeons on Tuesday successfully separated conjoined 2-year-old girls born in the Philippines, drawing tears from their mother who praised God for keeping them alive.

Posted: November 3rd, 2011 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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