logo
Getty Images
Getty Images

Chris Evans Reveals Health Update on His Beloved Pet Dodger after Undergoing Surgery

Christell Fatima M. Tudtud
Jul 28, 2020
11:40 P.M.
Share this pen
FacebookFacebookTwitterTwitterLinkedInLinkedInEmailEmail

Chris Evans is relieved that his adopted dog, Dodger, is now safe at home. The dog is now in the process of recovery following a successful surgery.

Advertisement

Evans updated his 13.9 million Twitter followers on his beloved dog’s condition, writing that the pooch is now just needing medicines to numb the pain. The July 24 post has received 110,800 reactions and around 5,000 retweets. He said:

“He’ll now be enjoying some well deserved pain meds over the next few days. Thank you all for the well wishes and thank you to Dr. Trout and everyone at @MspcaAngell for taking such wonderful care of him!!”

Chris Evans on the red carpet. | Photo: Getty Images

Chris Evans on the red carpet. | Photo: Getty Images

Advertisement

Since the start of lockdown, Evans has been very active on social media. Other than his work-from-home duties, he has been spending time with Dodger, as reported by Republic World.

On July 23, the “Captain America” star revealed that his dog was about to get a hip surgery. In the photos he shared, the actor can be seen cuddling Dodger on his lap with the latter licking his face.

Evan’s adorable canine, who had his fur shaved from his body, seemed to be ready for the operation. Evans admitted being a “nervous parent” after he dropped off his dog at the veterinarian’s office.

Chris Evans and his theater colleagues during a 2018 theater play in New York City. | Photo: Getty Images

Chris Evans and his theater colleagues during a 2018 theater play in New York City. | Photo: Getty Images

Advertisement

Evans’s bond with Dodge, a semi-mixed breed puppy, is a classic example of a dog being “man’s best friend.” Their friendship started when the 38-year-old actor was filming “The Gifted” in 2017, as reported by US Magazine.

He immediately fell in love when he saw Dodger among the litter of rescue puppies inside a pen On National Pet Day in 2018, he shared on social media about their first encounter in the shelter.

The “Knives Out” actor shared that he knew Dodger was meant for him. He also said that rescue dogs are “the best dogs.”

Advertisement

WIthin their growing friendship, Evans has shared many moments together with his four-legged buddy. In December 2018, the actor snapped a photo of himself in a brown and white ensemble, like Dodger’s fur, as reported by US Magazine.

In November 2017, the “Fantastic Four” star posted a short video clip of Dodger playing a stuffed toy. The dog was also caught howling along with the song “ The Lion Sleeps Tonight.”

During this year’s quarantine, Evans took a picture of them snuggling each other. He described themselves as “homebodies.”

Advertisement

Meanwhile, Evans recently reached out to a 6-year-old boy named Bridger who was bitten by a dog after defending his sister against the canine. He sent a heart-warming video to Bridger, admiring his bravery, as reported by Huffington Post.

The actor learned Bridger’s story from Brandon Davis of Comicbook.com. Evans also promised that he will send the boy an authentic Captain America shield.

He also wished Bridger his fast recovery. The boy had to have 90 stitches on his face after the dog attack.

It was not only Evans who sent well-wishes to Bridger. Many celebrities expressed respect and support to the boy hero, whose story went viral on July 12.

Mark Ruffalo and Octavia Spencer admired Bridger’s heroic effort. They wrote encouraging messages to Bridger on his aunt’s Instagram post.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Dog Is Found Abandoned in the Middle of a Landfill, Afraid to Even Look at People

February 20, 2022

Devastated Dog Starts Crying after Realizing He's Been Abandoned at a Shelter

February 17, 2022

Homeless Old Lady Takes Down 3 Thieves at Once after They Threaten Little Boy's Life — Story of the Day

January 25, 2022

Pierce Brosnan Never Stopped Loving His Wife and Stood by Her When She Was Shamed for Her Weight

January 25, 2022

Dying Veteran in Medical Center Got His Final Wish — To Pet His Dog One Last Time

February 04, 2022

Jon Provost, Who Played Little Timmy in 'Lassie', Was 'Lucky' to Escape the Child Star Curse — He Is 71 Now

March 04, 2022

Flight Attendant Notices Sick Dog on Board and Rushes to Help, Breaking the Rules

February 06, 2022

Every Day Woman Sees Old Man with Boy on the Shore, Once They Don’t Show Up and She Gets Worried — Story of the Day

April 25, 2022

Woman Follows Dog When It Runs Away and Finds Him with Little Orphan Boy near a Grave — Story of the Day

April 23, 2022

Roy Rogers' Wife Was Fired from Their Films after Marrying Yet They Were a Life & Stage Duo for 50 Years

March 18, 2022

Little Boy Daily Visits Homeless Beggar with Dog, Once He Sees Dog Sad and Alone – Story of the Day

February 10, 2022

Man Hears His Dog Barking from Afar, Finds It Sitting near an Abandoned Baby – Story of the Day

March 27, 2022

Before Major Surgery Veteran Gives Nurse a Badge Begging to Find and Bring His Best Friend – Story of the Day

May 03, 2022

Old Lady Notices Sad Little Boy Sitting Every Day on the Same Spot in Local Park – Story of the Day

January 27, 2022