Yeah, it sounds like an urban legend, but when you see the evidence -- a photo and series of X-rays -- you not only know it's true, but, in a funny way, you have to admire the damn dog.
Nearly 44 socks?
Imagine eating, say, five large pizzas in one sitting and you get some idea of what the Great Dane must of have been experiencing when his owners hauled him into Northwest Portland's the DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital.
Repeatedly vomiting and retching.
Oh, and not eating.
So they checked him in, filled out all the paperwork and Dr. Ashley Magee took the dog to a back room for X-rays. She found what was described as "a lot of foreign material in his stomach," said Shawna Harch, the hospital's communications specialist.
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