Wink and his family return to Texas for removal of the temporary stent. Time will tell if a permanent stent is needed.
Wink looks forward to a bright future while enjoying a beautiful afternoon at Schiller Ranch in College Station, Texas.
A reporter from KAGS News at College Station / Bryan, TX films Wink's return to A&M.
The temporary stent is removed at Texas A&M on March 26, 2016. All preliminary signs look good.
Wink is featured in A&M's campus newspaper, The Battalion. The facebook link to his story receives over 10,000 likes and 1,100 shares!
The support for Wink at Texas A&M is heartwarming. Thank you, Aggies! Wink for 12th man?
Dr. Eleanor Green, dean of the A&M vet school, visits with Wink and his mom.
Wink takes his boys for a walk at the ranch before heading home to Mississippi.
This lucky boy is happy to be back home in Mississippi.
After a short break, Wink visits the Animal Emergency and Referral Clinic in Flowood, Mississippi, for the removal of abscessed teeth and the first of many sealant placements due to facial trauma.
Wink shows off his new dental work.
Wink takes a day trip to MSU for a routine nasal scope that reveals a small area of tissue regrowth in his new nasal passage. Result are forwarded to A&M.
The doctors at A&M make the decision to proceed with a permanent stent that will be placed in early June. Wink is a very brave dog.
High medical costs require creative fundraising ideas. Plush puppy adoptions are held at multiple craft fairs and festivals around Jackson, Mississippi.
Wink, his boys, and mom travel back to Texas and are welcomed by family at Schiller Ranch.
They make great memories (and a few horse and dog friends) while staying in a barn apartment.
Our boy walks back bravely for this third surgery that will include the implantation of a permanent nasal stent.
Wink is a well-known and loved patient at the Texas A&M vet school.
Staff and students at A&M celebrate following a difficult procedure. The stent implant is a success.
Wink receives plenty of special attention at A&M, but there's no place like home.
Wink breathes beautifully until a stricture or small tissue blockage forms behind his new stent. After two tissue removal surgeries at A&M, we decide to move forward with an additional stent.
To offset medical costs, Wink's mom offers custom pet paintings. Pablo's mom (pictured) is one of Wink's biggest supporters.
Miss Mississippi 2017, Laura Lee Lewis, meets Wink and falls in love with him. Shhh ... don't tell her it's not the real Wink!
Wink's next operation will take place mid-February 2017. We are all very optimistic about a full recovery.
Although he's no Underdog, Wink passes the time by dressing as his favorite movie star.
The Mosby Foundation in Virginia hears Wink's story and opens a fund for him.
Wink is surprised to find his story on the FRONT page of Mississippi's largest newspaper, The Clarion-Ledger.
Wink appears on a local radio show hosted by Marshall Ramsey, Mississippi's favorite political cartoonist and fellow dog lover.
Wink undergoes his sixth operation at Texas A&M. Two more stents are placed in his nasal passage.
Wink is flattered and humbled by all of the positive attention he is receiving. Thank you Mosby Foundation!
2019 update ... Wink's condition requires frequent medical attention, but he remains a happy and optimistic dog.
To make a tax-deductible donation to Wink's fund at The Mosby Foundation, please click the "how to help" link. Thank you for loving Wink!