Arthrex Vet Systems Aides in Injured Sea Turtle's Recovery
The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) on Sanibel Island, FL recently submitted an interesting product donation request to Arthrex Vet Systems (AVS) for assistance in aiding in the recovery of an injured sea turtle under their care. While AVS typically helps veterinary surgeons treat their patients of the four-legged kind better, the team jumped at the chance to help this unique patient, named Honey, a 132-pound female sea turtle that washed ashore on Captiva Island, FL.
The veterinary team at CROW determined Honey was hit by a boat and sustained injuries to her shell and spine. With the guidance of AVS team members, Honey's wound was dressed with JumpStart and she will continue to receive Orthobiologics treatments to help speed up her recovery time.
Arthrex's photographer and videographer visited CROW last week to shoot photos of Honey's treatments and will be documenting her recovery along the way, with updates from the AVS team and CROW vets.
*UPDATE: Unfortunately, Honey became sick with pneumonia during her treatment and passed away. Arthrex continues to support CROW with product donations for other injured animals.