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Spaniel Alfie proves it´s a dog-eat-dog world as he gobbles up a toy puppy

Source: | 05-11-2009 10:18

It was a case of dog-eat-dog when spaniel Alfie swallowed a toy puppy.

Owners Joanne Dutton and daughter Madeline, seven, were amazed when the vet's X-ray revealed the cause of the dog's illness.

Enlarge Dog eats dog: An X-ray of spaniel Alfie's stomach after he ate a toy puppy
Enlarge Dog eats dog: An X-ray of spaniel Alfie's stomach
after he ate a toy puppy.

Vet Mark Allington said: 'We took an X-ray of Alfie and it was fairly obvious what he had swallowed and it was removed after a couple of hours' surgery.'

Joanne said: 'Alfie is back to normal again now - running around like a lunatic.'