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Koala's Injuries 'Healing Nicely' After Dog Attack

A New South Wales rescue and rehabilitation service that focuses on the care of koalas shared footage on March 8 of one of their residents recovering nicely after she had been a victim of a “dog attack.”

Just north of Sydney, Port Stephens Koala Hospital provides a wildlife shelter for marsupials in need.

In this case, Brandy Hill Heather the koala had been severely injured in a dog attack, according to the hospital. Luckily, she is now doing great, and her injuries are “healing nicely.”

According to a Facebook post about her recovery, dedicated veterinary staff and volunteers are now monitoring her fitness.

The shelter shares regular updates on the progress of the koalas in their care via its YouTube and Facebook pages. Credit: Port Stephens Koala Hospital via Storyful