September 15, 2007
Dr. Erick Egger, the senior small animal orthopedic surgeon at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, shows X-ray images of the jawbone of Max, an injured Great Pyrenees. Veterinarians think the dog was shot and left for dead in the Routt National Forest.
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The past four weeks of Maxwell's life have all the ingredients of a great tale of survival. Left for dead with a gunshot wound to the mouth, the 10-month-old Great Pyrenees wandered for almost a month in the Routt National Forest before he was found Sunday by a group of hunters outside of Hayden.