Dog survives surgery after eating calf-high boots

Vince underwent emergency surgery Saturday to remove the huge volume of leather, which was too big to pass through his small intestines.

A veterinarian involved in Vince’s treatment was stunned.

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“These X-rays are absolutely remarkable, especially given that you can see and count the number of eyelets on the boots,” said Dr. Laura Tseng, a board-certified specialist in critical care and emergency medicine with VSEC. “The sheer volume of what he ate is impressive and caused a very serious emergency situation”. (Source: MyFoxPhilly.com)

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