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August 24, 2010

GOOD GIRL!

A Labrador that ate a beehive containing pesticides and thousands of dead bees won an award on Monday that recognized the most unusual pet health insurance claim in the United States.


(Thanks to RussellMc)

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After puking it back up, it went down easier the second, third and fourth times.

I have a very large, yellow lab named Daisy. These dogs are walking stomachs and will eat anything that doesn't eat them first. However, they are also the sweetest, smartest, and most lovable dogs you could ever have and I wouldn't take a million dollars for mine. Even though she ate my poptart and drank my coffee this morning. She loves coffee.

I had a lab that we heard making choking noises in the middle of the night. Woke up to him with one leg of a pair of my panty hose down his throat. We had to pull them out. Couldn't leave socks around, he'd eat them and we'd find them in the yard.

"A Labrador ate a beehive containing pesticides and thousands of dead bees"

All the Lab owners in the country stand as one and respond:

"....and?"

Caught my schnauzer trying to hork down a seagull feather the other day, and she would have eaten a cicada if it had stopped buzzing long enough. Still kinda pales by comparison to the Lab diet.

Pffftttt...the dog is an amateur.

To date my 7-month old golden retriever has eaten two tv remotes, two pairs of glasses, chewed the crap out of my hot tub cover and did the same to the berber carpet in the family room. Last week I spent $500 to have the carpet repaired...the repair lasted 12 hours until he decided that his original "work of art" was better.

To add insult to injury, I had not even got the new, fancy remote out of the box when overnight, he savaged the box, left the remote alone but chewed the wires that connect it to the internet for programming it to the home theatre devices as well as the wire to the charger...*ka ching", another $300.00.

So we are at about $5000.00 and coun ting...he is very fortunate that I love goldens...

Afkat, you make me glad mine just tore the pages from our wedding album (no damage to the pictures) and ate a piano song book. Of course, he's not quite 4 months old yet.

Afkat you brought back some memories. I had a shepard/lab that chewed a nice hole in the carpet and then did it again after it was repaired, when she was a pup. She then chewed a hole about the size of a basketball in the drywall in my kitchen. All that aside, she was one of the best dogs I have ever had.

Except for the vandalism a Visigoth would envy; the walks in the 1) hurricane force rain 2) torrid heat 3)breath-freezing cold 4)snot-dripping sleet 5) scirocco winds (take your pick); the poop; the yack; the fur; the fleas; the vet bills; the groomer bills; the kennel bills; the registration fees, dogs are great!

Well besides that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?

Bah! Humdog!

Unless it will retrieve a duck out of a thirty-three degree pond, or flush quail (not skunks, and not rattlesnakes) out of a Seussian clump of prickly pear, and then . . . maybe. If it has a kennel outside.

In all my days of dog ownership (mostly labs), I've never had a dog eat carpet, wood, etc. Puppies, yes, but we've always taught them not to and they've stopped.

My labrador saved my life from two attacking dogs, a boxer and a pit bull. So yeah, I think I'll keep her.

Yay for Annie's Labrador!

Personally, I feel that Jack Russell and fox terriers who bite chainsaws should be encouraged to carry on doing so, especially if the chainsaw is in use, since the vicious little bastards attack my dog on sight.

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