A woman came to the vet clinic recently with a dog that had stopped eating two days prior. She had taken him to the emergency clinic in the city first, where they did some blood work and took an x-ray, saw nothing, and sent him home with some medication. The dog got more and more listless, so the owner brought him to Bob. He felt a mass in the dog’s abdomen, consulted with one of his partners, and decided to do surgery. Guess what he found in the dog’s digestive tract? A mass of colorful rubber bands in different shapes that kids collect and wear as bracelets. That bag of Silly Bandz ended up costing hundreds of dollars. Something to think about!
Silly Bandz and dogs
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