Desmond Tutu's Dog Recovering from Surgery
- By Allison Fey
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- Buzz March 30, 2023
- Rumor March 2023
Desmond Tutu’s adored labrador retriever "Spinee" has undergone a risky surgery on Tuesday and is luckily beginning the slow process of recovery, according to South African media reports. The 91-year-old religious figure is said to have received waves and waves and support for Spinee, as he offered his Twitter followers an update on pooch’s status regularly.
UPDATE 30/03/2023 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Desmond Tutu is one busy daddy
The yellow labrador retriever underwent a risky procedure at the Pretoria Veterinary Hospital on Tuesday (March 28, 2023), prompting the religious figure to ask his followers to send well wishes her way.
“May I ask one favor? My dog Spinee needs your prayers,” he Tweeted on Tuesday. “She just came out of a difficult surgery 20 minutes ago … She is my beloved.”
Desmond Tutu’s Twitter feed has kept his fans and followers updated
Throughout the night the South African religious figure posted updates to his numerous followers, about his dog’s delicate condition. “Spinee came out of the anesthetic well … her vital signs are good … your prayers are working,” he Tweeted.
Desmond Tutu continued tweeting about his pup’s prognosis throughout the night and it appears the pooch is on the mend. By Wednesday morning, things continued to look good. “The Spinee Report: Her vital signs are good… pink gums … sleeping peacefully… recovering as hoped,” he said. “Not out of the woods yet. Prayers working :)”
As Desmond Tutu’s Twitter followers sent messages of support, he showed his gratitude. “With prayers like this I feel confident Spinee will be fine,” he wrote. “Thank you more than you will ever know.”
Here’s to hoping Spinee has a successful and speedy recovery!
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