Un­for­tu­nately, dogs don’t learn their les­son. Those who swal­low for­eign bod­ies are of­ten re­peat of­fend­ers

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de­script plas­tic and rubber items.

Dur­ing one mem­o­rable pro­ce­dure we re­moved a squash ball from the stom­ach of a Dober­man, only to find a se­cond for­eign body (the sole of a sneaker) in his small in­tes­tine.

We have also re­moved the odd dog-proof toy from in­side dogs, rais­ing the ques­tion of what ex­actly is meant by the term “dog proof”.

Un­for­tu­nately, dogs don’t learn their les­son. Those who swal­low for­eign bod­ies are of­ten re­peat of­fend­ers.

Which is why we rec­om­mend in­vest­ing in a solid garbage bin and lock­ing your laun­dry bas­ket.

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