This is the shocking list of items found in the stomach of Jessie the kelpie puppy when our vet team performed emergency surgery last week.
When four-month-old Jessie came into our care, he was in a bad state, weak and despondent with diarrhoea and frequent vomiting. Xrays revealed a swollen abdomen and intestines, caused by the array of foreign bodies lodged in his internal organs.
Our skilled vet team carefully removed an astounding 104 fragments of different items from Jessie’s stomach, and kept him on a fluid drip overnight while he recovered from his traumatic ordeal.
Despite the success of the original surgery, there was no way of knowing how long these items had been in Jessie’s stomach and if there were going to be further repercussions from his curious appetite…