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Sausage dog blows up like a balloon

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A sausage dog ‘blew up like a balloon’ when an injury to his windpipe caused his body to fill with air. Vets from Willows Veterinary Group were amazed when four-year-old dachshund, Trevor, was rushed in to the group’s Beech House surgery in Warrington – three…

Fat cat beats the bulge

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A fat cat has won the battle with the bulge shedding the equivalent of three bags of sugar. Roly-poly Ringo used to munch massive meals until he was put on a strict diet. Now he’s lost 35 per cent of his body weight, thanks to…

Canine acupuncture gives dog a new lease of life

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A “DEPRESSED” dog suffering with stiff joints and severe back pain has come on leaps and bounds thanks to animal acupuncture. Alfie the Labradoodle used to “walk like Bambi” before he started the alternative treatment at The Firs Veterinary Surgery in Kelsall, part of Willows…

Dog swallows needle and thread

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A crafty canine had a lucky escape after swallowing a needle and thread. Staff at Beech House Veterinary Surgery in Warrington were stunned when ‘mischevious’ pup, Bow escaped unscathed after the sewing instrument passed seamlessly through her system – and was pulled out safely the…

Dog’s mouth glued shut after eating junk mail

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A Jack Russell was left in a sticky situation after chewing on junk mail and ending up with his mouth glued shut. Poor little pooch, Ottis, (CORRECT SPELLING) was rushed to Beech House Veterinary Centre in Warrington by owner Donna Fisher after chomping on a…

Dog sparks unlikely rescue mission

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 A dog who sparked an unlikely rescue mission involving a team of vets and a binman had a lucky escape when he became impaled on a barbed wire fence.   Plucky Parson Russell Terrier Toby has since made a full recovery following his traumatic ordeal,…

Dog with rare tumour

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A plucky pooch called Patch has cheated death thanks to a Wirral vet who discovered he had a rare tumour. The seven-year-old black Shih Tzu was showing no signs of being unwell but unbeknown to owner Cheryl Dolan, from Seacombe, he was a ticking time…

Dog run over by Land Rover

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A dog who had his neck run over by a Land Rover and lived to tell the tale has wowed vets with his “phenomenal” recovery. Rio – now nicknamed the ‘wonder dog’ – miraculously survived with only a cracked rib and a swollen eye after…

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