Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Four Small B.C. Dogs Need Surgery after Eating Meat Laced with Razor Shards

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Four Small B.C. Dogs Need Surgery after Eating Meat Laced with Razor Shards

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Dogs fed razor shards in Chilliwack, B.C.

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CHILLIWACK, B.C. - A Chilliwack, B.C., woman says she's horrified that pieces of cooked meat with shards of razor blades hidden inside were left in her yard for her four Pomeranian dogs to find.

Christine Desjardins says she rushed Furby, Lucy, Buddy and Fuzzball to the vet earlier this week after realizing each had consumed the meat.

Desjardins says there's no guarantee the 11- and 12-year-old pets will make a full recovery from major surgery to remove the metal shards.

But clinic employee Harveen Grewal says the dogs are active and recuperating, which she says is a good sign, although all four animals remain under 24-hour care.

Chilliwack RCMP and the SPCA are investigating the incident at the Chilliwack River Estate Trailer Park, about 100 kilometres east of Vancouver. …

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