Elf on the Shelf receives medical care after losing arm to dog bite

Orlando ER doctors came to the rescue of a severely wounded Elf on the Shelf. 

7-year-old Aubrie Thelen woke up to a horrific scene: her dog, Zoey, had attacked her Elf on the Shelf, Sam.

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Thankfully her mom is a nurse manager at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, so he was quickly brought into a trauma bay for surgery.

Since elf rules state that sam cannot be touched, the team secured a pair of special operating gloves directly from Santa.

In the end, Sam was all patched up and was even treated with magic medical glitter.

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Sam is now back on Aubrie's shelf and out of Zoey's reach.