An Alabama woman went to social media to alert the public about the unexpected, and heartbreaking, death of a young dog. On March 13, Facebook user Michaelene shared a tragic story about a Great Dane named Isabella who died unexpectedly – the goal of the post is to alert others about the dangers of rope toys.
It is with such great Sadness that I post this. But Laurie Stewart and I think others need to be aware of this. I have now thrown out all rope toys that the bigger dogs play with. Isabella was rushed to the vet yesterday when she was not acting right, and X-rays showed something but they did not know what.
Explaining what was found when the 14-month-old Dane was put under for surgery:
(They found) Rope toy piece sawed through the intestine by the pancreas And The duodenum was ruptured in too many places.They said she must have swallowed a piece and it made it most the way and started drawing through. Said it had been there for a few weeks probably before she showed any signs.
“Prayers go out to Laurie for her loss of her beautiful baby. 😭Your welcome to share as this may save another babies life.”
Knowledge is power – please be aware of the danger of these toys.
(Image via Facebook and stock image of rope toy via Pixabay)
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