Dave the dog survives being impaled on metal spike
12 February 2016
From the section Derby
McMurtry & Harding
Dave, an eight-year-old Cocker Spaniel, became impaled on a rusty metal spike
A family say their dog is lucky to be alive after becoming impaled on a rusty metal spike that went right through his body.
It happened when Dave the Cocker Spaniel ran into a bush – but fortunately the 18-inch (45cm) spike missed most of his organs.
Three veterinary surgeons were needed to remove the spike from his body and Dave had to spend a week at the vets.
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