Surgery on Great Dane Yields Dozens of Socks

September 4, 2014 11:20 AM

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable and retching when its owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital.

X-rays showed a stomach full of ‘‘a large quantity of foreign material.’’ Nearly two hours of surgery later, Dr. Ashley Magee had the answer — the dog had consumed 43 ½ socks.

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