"He's such a sweet dog, he just wants to give kisses," Buss told The Dodo. "It is a very rewarding surgery."
Now Chopper is recovering at home with Mandy, and his vision is improving every day. But his journey isn't over - with several dogs of her own, Mandy is unable to keep him forever. Soon she'll start looking for the perfect forever home for this deserving dog.
Chopper has been through a lot, dealing with more up and downs than any dog deserves. But now, thanks to kindness from the humans he's met along the way, Chopper is headed for a happy - and permanent - home.