Kabang, after facial surgery
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Filipino dog ready to go home after face surgery

Kabang, a mixed breed dog from the Philippines, is ready to fly back home after extensive facial surgery at a veterinary hospital in California.

The pet dog lost her upper snout and jaw when she threw herself into the path of a speeding motorcycle to save her owner's daughters.

The surgery was funded by supporters after the her heroic tale attracted worldwide attention.

Iain Smith reports.

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