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Oh my goodness...Yogi is officially my Marley dog.

My wife went to the local playground with Yogi, her friend, and her friend's kids. The park has a section for dogs to romp around. Anyway there was this other family there with a Lab. The Lab took a poop and they picked it up with there poop bag and tied it up. They placed the poop bag on the ground next to there picnic bench, probably waiting until they would leave to throw it out. AND GUESS WHAT HAPPENS NEXT

Yogi proceeds to do a sneak attack and snatch the poop bag out of nowhere. We've worked really hard on drop it, and he does it with most things, but from the familys reaction of chasing him and trying to get it. "Drop it" went completely out the window. So there he is running like crazy with 3 people chasing and my wife screaming at them to stop chasing him. Finally he stopped and lied down as he sensed my wife was angry. As she's approaching him, the father of the other family tries to come from the other direction to help. Next thing you know "Gulp!" he swallows the freaking bag of poop.

She immediatly rushed him to our vet. Once we were there the vet gave us 3 options. 1. Induce Vomiting, 2. Sedate him and use a utensil to pull it out or perform surgery. 3. Take him home and wait it out.

They took a X-Ray and it showed something in his stomach, but you couldn't really tell what it was. He told us if we waited for it to pass it could tangle with his small intestines if the bag wasn't chewed up. After thinking it over we told him to just induce vomiting.

An hour later we get a call..."Yogi just vomited the entire bag, it's still tied up and all the poop is still inside it" Wow "Yup, the bag is totally intact without a mark or hole in it. None of the poop came out". I told him that he's a typical Golden Retriever he has a soft mouth for carrying things lol.

So the daily adventures of Yogi. Swallow an entire poop bag without chewing, and then throwing it up exactly the same way it came in. Tied, closed and filled with poo.

He's going to give me a heart attack.
 

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We need a list of identifiable 'stuff' that has been puked up or pooped out!
Yogi's prize needs to go on top of the list!
 

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Sounds like Yogi decided the vet needed more of your money.

I (foolishly) gave Penny the wrapper from liverwurst thinking she would just lick it. Nope, she ate it. We waited a week for it to pass. No luck. Then out of the blue, upchuck the wrapper. I never ran so fast to grap a piece of :yuck: in my life.

Glad Yogi is okay. He sounds like a barrel of fun!
 

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Rookie did that 'run off with the bag of poop' thing when he was a puppy. Luckily he just tore it open and didn't swallow it!
 

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geee!!!I am glad it came in one peace.I just see you in the vet.-WHat is the problem?
-my dog just ate a bag with poop.I bet vet remember you for long time.
 

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*snort* pardon me, but I'm only laughing because everybody (including the vet) turned out ok in the end.

So what did the lil' adventure cost you? :D:D
 

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*snort* pardon me, but I'm only laughing because everybody (including the vet) turned out ok in the end.

So what did the lil' adventure cost you? :D:D
Full examination + X-Ray + Barium swallow X-Ray (Check if it's lodged in the esophagus) + Boarding and care for a few hours + Med for Induced Vomiting = $351

So it could of been worse I guess. There usually very reasonable when it comes to pricing compared to other vets I've been to.

The secretary was in shock when she picked up the phone. My wife was like "Hi it's Yogi's owner" Secretary asks "Hi how are you" Wife replies "Yogi just swallowed a bag of poop". She was trying to ask my wife if he ate just the poop or maybe the bag. It wasn't until we got there, that they realized he swallowed an entire bag that was filled with poop.
 

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Yes, that sort of behaviour reminds me of my dog Sam when he was that age! He's much better behaved now, thankfully!. Unfortunately, it took years....
Good luck!
 

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While I'm sure you were worried about poor Yogi-that was hysterical!! I don't think I have heard anything so funny in ages :D
 

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:nchuck: You win!
Well, I'm glad that Yogi is O.K. but that is a really funny story. You realize that he will probably become famous at the dog park :p:...hahaha! Biscuit has that same talent of swallowing things in one gulp but he usually swallows socks, underwear, washcloths, towels, etc.
 

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Oh......My.......God.......

I'm laughing so hard I am crying. I can barely type through the tears. My son came to the computer and had to read it because I couldn't even tell him without laughing. No matter how many times you tell it over the years, this story will NEVER get old....hahaha

On the other side, I'm so glad he is okay and everything worked out in the end.
 

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hahaha... sorry to laugh but I'm only laughing because he is ok now! What a story to have to tell! Yikes... I can think of many other things to spend $351 on than bags of poop. :doh:

Oh Yogi!!
 

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Great story, glad you had a happy ending. Yogi definitely in top 5 for eating and vomiting an entire bag of poop, but Heidi's dog who ate, and passed a pager wins hands down in my eyes!
 
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