Thankfully, the vet team was able to perform surgery and help Zorro get better, although he'll need to stay on a special diet, Nau explained. After the surgery, Zorro stayed in the recovery area for a couple of weeks, and this is when the team started to figure out how special Zorro was.
“Whenever the [veterinary] techs would take him out to clean [his kennel], or for the vets to check him out, he would sort of give them hugs, and didn’t really want to let go,” Kocher said. “He would do it to everyone. He certainly doesn’t discriminate with his hugs.”