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Queensland dog undergoes surgery after swallowing 18 GOLF BALLS

Poor doggo!

He’s the German Shepherd with an unusual appetite for golf balls.

Thunder, from the Gold Coast, has ended up on the operating table after swallowing 18 of them.

His owner is a keen golfer who likes to hit in the park, with Thunder something of a caddie.

He would retrieve the balls – but not all of them would make it back to the owner.

The 18 golf balls removed from the stomach of the Gold Coast dog.
The 18 golf balls removed from the stomach of the Gold Coast dog.

He only realised something was wrong when he heard a “clinking” sound coming from the dog’s stomach.

Thunder went for a visit to the vet, who removed two kilograms of balls, with the sheer number coming as a surprise.

The surgery was a success and he is set to bounce back to full health.

This story was first published on 7NEWS and has been republished here with permission. 

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