SACRAMENTO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown’s dog “Sutter” has fallen critically ill and is facing a bleak prognosis.
Brown spokesman Evan Westrup said Tuesday that Sutter was rushed to an animal hospital last week and underwent emergency surgery. Veterinarians removed several masses suspected to be cancer from his intestines, lymph nodes and liver.READ MORE: Hollywood Christmas Parade Makes Triumphant Return To Streets of LA
Westrup says the Browns are awaiting biopsy results but “the prognosis is likely to be very poor.”
Sutter is a 13-year-old Pembroke Welsh corgi owned by Brown’s sister, Kathleen Brown, until she moved out of state following Jerry Brown’s election as governor in 2010.READ MORE: BTS Kicks Off Second Of 4 Shows At SoFi Stadium In Inglewood
The dog often accompanies Brown to the Capitol and promotes the governor’s policies to nearly 10,000 Twitter followers.
Westrup says “the first dog is a fighter and we’re all pulling for him.”MORE NEWS: Lakers Top Pistons, 110-106, One Week After Scuffle Between Two Teams Took Place
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