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Vets remove five golf balls from Doberman's stomach in emergency op
Daily Mail ^ | November 27, 2011 | Rob Cooper

Posted on 11/30/2011 9:48:17 PM PST by Altariel

A Doberman had to have five golf balls removed from his stomach in an emergency operation - and some of them may have been trapped inside him for more than six months.

Worried owner Graham Saysell, 54, rushed Zac to the vets the day after he collapsed at home last month.

Mr Saysell had no idea the balls were there until he was shown an X-ray.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: doberman; dog; golfballs
Full Title: Vets remove five golf balls from Doberman's stomach in emergency op... and they may have been there for six months
1 posted on 11/30/2011 9:48:22 PM PST by Altariel
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To: Altariel

Most Dobies are a par four...must have been a long dog leg par five.


2 posted on 11/30/2011 9:52:28 PM PST by jessduntno ("They say the world has become too complex for simple answers... they are wrong." - RR)
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To: Altariel

My brother in law is a dog handler for the local sheriff. Day of his dogs graduation from training he ate his leash and had to have an emergency vet visit. Not the impression BIL wanted to leave on graduation day, but the vet said that he has german shepards in all the time for similar issues.


3 posted on 11/30/2011 9:52:58 PM PST by reed13
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To: Altariel

That dog doesn’t look too bright, either. Eating golf balls kinda’ confirms he’s a brick or two shy.


4 posted on 11/30/2011 9:53:32 PM PST by elli1
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To: Joe 6-pack; Salamander

*burp*


5 posted on 11/30/2011 9:54:24 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Altariel

thanks for post the synopsis i just couldn’t bear clicking on DM/UK for this one. There’s a lot of non-news on DM/UK .


6 posted on 11/30/2011 9:59:59 PM PST by Mrs.ThurstonHowell (I AIN'T GOT NO DAMN TAGLINE)
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To: Altariel

I’m so glad he is OK. Poor little dog. Must have felt just terrible.


7 posted on 11/30/2011 10:03:13 PM PST by cubreporter (Rush Limbaugh... where would our country be without this brilliant man?)
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To: Altariel

I’m so glad he is OK. Poor little dog. Must have felt just terrible.


8 posted on 11/30/2011 10:03:24 PM PST by cubreporter (Rush Limbaugh... where would our country be without this brilliant man?)
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To: jessduntno
'Most Dobies are a par four...must have been a long dog leg par five.'

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9 posted on 11/30/2011 10:05:00 PM PST by Viking2002 (Hippies smell.)
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To: Altariel

Should have avoided AirForce 1

TT


10 posted on 11/30/2011 10:05:17 PM PST by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is real islam. Moderate islam is the trojan horse.)
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To: Altariel

That’s what happens when you don’t have enough home invaders for your Dobie to eat.

They’ll still eat something.


11 posted on 11/30/2011 10:11:48 PM PST by Jonty30 (If a person won't learn under the best of times, than he must learn under the worst of times.)
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To: Altariel

Reminds me of a black lab we had when I was a kid. It quit eating and got skinny. The vet had to do surgery for a stomach obstruction. The vet said you won’t believe this but we found an whole mop head in the stomach. I’m talking the big yarn type, not the little square sponge type.


12 posted on 11/30/2011 10:32:51 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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To: elli1

They’re supposed to be fairly smart

http://www.petmedsonline.org/top-10-smartest-dogs-in-the-world.html


13 posted on 11/30/2011 10:34:24 PM PST by mamelukesabre
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14 posted on 11/30/2011 10:40:48 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: cubreporter

Not until the 5th one did he start to feel bad.. I mean, it’s like hitting yourself on the head.. If it hurts you stop... right?


15 posted on 11/30/2011 11:41:20 PM PST by cableguymn
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To: mamelukesabre
Two of my favorite movies:

"The Doberman Gang"
"They Only Kill Their Masters" (with James Garner...)

16 posted on 12/01/2011 12:23:16 AM PST by ken5050 (Support Admin Mods: Doing the tough, hard, dirty jobs that Americans won't do...)
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To: Altariel

Amazing. If you were a human being needing surgery in Britain, you would have to wait six months.


17 posted on 12/01/2011 12:41:57 AM PST by iowamark (Rick Perry says I'm heartless.)
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To: Altariel

For a minute I thought it was a story about Zer0’s caddy who happened to have a name Doberman.

On that note, has anyone ever seen Zer0’s golf score?


18 posted on 12/01/2011 1:52:43 AM PST by jonrick46 (2012 can't come soon enough.)
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To: iowamark
Amazing. If you were a human being needing surgery in Britain, you would have to wait six months.

LMAO! Beat me to it!

19 posted on 12/01/2011 5:24:35 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Jonty30; Salamander

I thought a dearth of home invaders was considered just cause for the Disapproving Doberman look. ;-)


20 posted on 12/01/2011 11:18:32 AM PST by Altariel (`)
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To: Altariel
It is, generally, but during extreme "intruder droughts", they may resort to cannibalism....;D


21 posted on 12/01/2011 11:33:29 AM PST by Salamander (I'm Wounded, Old And Treacherous.)
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To: mamelukesabre

Reminds me of our dog that we have right now. He had been acting sickly for several days. He wouldn’t eat. My daughter took him for a run in the desert. He stopped, obviously needing to do some business. He went near a cactus and seemed to be rubbing his rear on the cactus. She went over to him and took a closer look. He had a long string/rope/something-like thing about a foot long hanging from his rear. She started looking around for some sticks or something to use to pull the whatever-it-was from the dog’s rear. Anywho, she found some sticks and pulled the ick out. It was a pair of tights belonging to one of our other girls. LOL Daughter did not bring them home to be washed. And puppy-dog felt much better afterward and resumed eating once again. Dogs eat the darnedest things.


22 posted on 12/01/2011 11:34:13 AM PST by petitfour
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To: Salamander

I think your Doberman has become a zombie. It may go after your brain next.

:-)


23 posted on 12/01/2011 11:37:28 AM PST by Altariel (`)
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To: Salamander

From what unfortunate breed is your doberman taking that brain/committing cannibalism? ;-)


24 posted on 12/01/2011 11:47:21 AM PST by Altariel (`)
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To: cableguymn

Dogs do love golf balls and...tennis balls. We always tried to keep those away from our lab. I’m so glad this guy is OK... they have no sense and just want to play. :)


25 posted on 12/01/2011 4:20:33 PM PST by cubreporter (Rush Limbaugh... where would our country be without this brilliant man?)
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