Where socks go missing is a mystery for many households, but an Oregon family was able to find where 43 of its socks ended up thanks to an X-ray.
According to the Oregonian, a Portland family’s Great Dane was vomiting and wouldn’t eat any food. The family brought their 3-year-old pet to the vet where Dr. Ashley Magee took X-rays and saw “a lot of foreign material in his stomach.”
Not knowing what it was and assuming it couldn’t be digested, the material was surgically removed and revealed 43 1/2 socks.
“We opened up his stomach and kept removing sock after sock of all different shapes and sizes,” Magee with the Dove Lewis Animal Hospital told KGW-TV.
Magee told the news station she has seen the dog since the surgery and he has been doing well.
“He did have a history of preference for socks,” she said.
Each year Veterinary Practice News conducts an X-ray contest, and Magee knew just what to submit this year. The sock-eating Great Dane’s X-rays won second place in the “They Ate WHAT?” contest.
First place went to an animal hospital in Plano, Texas, for its X-ray of a frog that ate about 30 rocks that were in its cage.
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