Dog Eats 7 Corncobs, Vet Picks Up $5,000 Surgery Bill

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A dog named Roxie is recovering from surgery after eating seven corncobs.

The Virginian-Pilot reports that the purebred boxer had gotten into the trash after a family dinner.

Roxie threw-up six of them. An X-ray revealed the seventh after the dog's owner took it to an animal hospital.

The dog's owner almost had the animal euthanized because she couldn't afford the $5,000 surgery bill. A national pet charity, Frankie's Friends, agreed to help and within less than 24 hours raised the money.

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