Pets as patients: Use of stem cells on the rise

 Amy J. Correnti | rrstar.com

At the end of the second part of a morning-long surgery Tuesday, Rockford veterinarian Charles Wimmer fully extended the hind legs of his patient, a German shepherd named Gunther, to test their flexibility. 

Gunther’s owner, Kari Kobus, was amazed.

“That’s the most his leg has been able to extend for months,” she said. Read more.