Bulldog ingests 19 pacifiers


CALL FALL RIVER POLICE. (DN) NEW THIS MORNING… A WELLESLEY, MASSACHUSETTS FAMILY WAS SHOCKED AFTER A X-RAY OF THEIR DOG REVEALED WHY HE WAS IN PAIN. …. AND IT MIGHT MAKE YOU THINK TWICE ABOUT WHERE YOU LEAVE SMALL ITEMS LYING AROUND THE HOUSE. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER ALEXANDRA LESLIE HAS THE STORY LIVE FROM THE CONTROL ROOM. (AL) WELL WE ALL KNOW SOME DOGS WILL DO ANYTHING FOR A TREAT OR A TOY. BUT ACCORDING TO VETERINARIANS… THIS DOG’S SEEMINGLY INNOCENT ACTIONS LED TO A POTENTIALLY DEADLY SITUATION. MORTIMER THE BULLDOG HAD BEEN SUBDUED AND NASEOUS BEFORE MEALS. VETS ORIGINALLY THOUGHT MEDICATION FOR ACID REFLUX WOULD HELP. BUT AN X-RAY SOON REVEALED A MUCH BIGGER PROBLEM… A BELLY FULL OF BABY PACIFIERS. VETS BELIEVE HE HAD BEEN SNEAKING THEM AND SWALLOWING THEM FOR SOME TIME. THROUGH A PROCEDURE USING A SCOPE, LIGHT AND CAMERA, VETS WERE ABLE TO GET OUT ALL 19 PACIFIERS. “this is a bulldog who’s about this big the pacifiers occupied as much space in his belly as there was room for.” “it could be a complete obstruction of the digestive track or it could be a rupture of the digestive track.” “in Mortimer’s case it could’ve easily been fatal.” (AL) VETS THINK MORTIMER HAD BEEN TAKING THE PACIFIERS FROM THE FAMILY’S TWO CHILDREN OVER THE COURSE OF A FEW MONTHS. THE GOOD NEWS IS … THE FAMILY SAYS HE HAS FULLY RECOVERED AND IS BACK AT HOME. REPORTING LIVE FROM THE CONTROL ROOM, I’M ALEXANDRA LESLIE, EYEWITNESS NEWS.

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2 Responses

  1. DocFarnoff says:

    Mort lives!

  2. sumoni says:

    They didn't think their dog might have been eating them?

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