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Kirsten Evavold keeps her frisky Lab Jacob on his leash during his first post-shooting checkup. His T-shirt prevents him from removing his sterile wrap. His arrow wounds are still draining after surgery. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

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Jacob the Lab bounded into The Ark Animal Hospital Monday morning for his post-shooting checkup, tail wagging, tongue licking everything in sight.


"Hi sweetheart," said a vet to the clinic's now-famous patient.

The arrow wound through his body still leaking fluid and blood, Jake wore a T-shirt over his bandage to prevent him from tearing off the sterile wrap and licking his wounds.

Jake kept heading back to the clinic's surgery room.

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