Ouch… Dog has bad encounter with porcupine

elaine | August 14, 2012

Roaming around her backyard pond in Blanchard, Oklahoma (near Norman) Bulldog, Bella Mae was ambushed by a porcupine July 29 in the scorching heat. The Animal Emergency Center of Norman said more than 500 quills penetrated the three-year-old bulldog – including “many” on her tongue.
“She was sedated and anesthetized immediately. After removing [...]

Lucky pup lives to chew again

elaine | September 29, 2011

A pit bull pup in Alabama is now a canine medical miracle. “Blue” somehow managed to swallow an entire garden flagpole. His x-ray shows the full extent of how deeply the pole penetrated Blue’s body.
The veterinarian staff was able to remove the hook from the dog’s stomach and get the pole out without [...]