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Vet removes 62 hair bands, 8 pairs of underwear from dog

Tiki the black Labrador is recovering after having 62 hairbands, eight pairs of underwear, a Band-Aid and four elastic bands surgically removed from her stomach.
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Tiki the black Labrador is recovering after having 62 hairbands, eight pairs of underwear, a Band-Aid and four elastic bands surgically removed from her stomach. . Screenshot via WATE News

TORONTO – A U.S. veterinarian removed enough underwear from a dog’s stomach that would last someone more than week.

Tiki the black Labrador is recovering after having 62 hairbands, eight pairs of underwear, a Band-Aid and four elastic bands surgically removed from her stomach.

The pooch was taken to a Pennsylvania animal hospital after the dog failed to respond to medication used to treat vomiting and diarrhea, according WATE News.

The dog was sent for X-rays which revealed a large mass in its stomach. A two-hour exploratory surgery was performed.

“And I found this hair band attached to another hair band to another one to another one and to other things,” Dr. Hisham Ibrahim told the Pittsburgh news station.

Other things indeed.

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“Four rubber bands, a Band-Aid, eight pairs of underwear and 62 hair bands is a lot to be in a dog’s stomach, especially of Tiki’s size,” Emily Cottle, head vet technician, said.

The dog is expected to make a full recovery.