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Dog saves owner with modified Heimlich

  1. Mar 29, 2007 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17819432/

    Later, with his tail between his legs, Toby admitted that he was actually attempting to perform a precordial thump, but got confused.
     
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  3. Mar 29, 2007 #2
    It takes real prints to dislodge an apple.
     
  4. Mar 30, 2007 #3

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    After the event, the owner said she was thankful to be alive, and "feeling a little hoarse". But the story was clearly about a dog...
     
  5. Mar 30, 2007 #4

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    Ember must be taking the pet First Aid course too, since she has practiced this on a few mornings. But, being a bit lighter than Toby, she uses a modified approach of leaping from the headboard directly onto my stomach. :bugeye:
     
  6. Mar 30, 2007 #5

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    Pet first aid eh?

    Do they get trained to use defurrbrillators?
     
  7. Mar 30, 2007 #6
    I misread the title of this thread and thought the owner saved the dog with a modified heimlich, not the other way around. I was about to post and say:
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    I'd do the same for my dog.
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    No one would post in the next half hour because you'd all be laughing uncontrollably.
     
  8. Mar 30, 2007 #7
    Well my dog did try a modified hindlick once, but she just couldnt seem to reach.
     
  9. Mar 30, 2007 #8

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    [groan]

    [groan again]

    :rofl: Darn it, you know I'm a sucker for bad jokes! :rofl:
     
  10. Mar 31, 2007 #9

    Ivan Seeking

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    This behavior is strongly correlated to multiple viewings of the movie Alien.
     
  11. Mar 31, 2007 #10

    Bravo! :biggrin:
     
  12. Mar 31, 2007 #11

    radou

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    "But a dog's got personality. And personality goes a long way."

    An appropriate quote.
     
  13. Mar 31, 2007 #12

    JasonRox

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    The dog didn't know how to do the Heimlich. I don't get all the hype. :zzz:

    The truth is that the dog had to call 911, tell the operator about the situation, then the operator explained the Heimlich, and then the dog did the Heimlich to save the life of its owner. The dog is totally over-rated. :rolleyes: The operator had to tell him what to do. :rolleyes:
     
  14. Apr 1, 2007 #13

    Mk

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    Yeah, I think she was just lucky. He jumped on her and walked on her. Not like the dog could consciously intend to dislodge and object from her throat.
     
  15. Apr 3, 2007 #14

    cronxeh

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    that made me :rofl:
     
  16. Apr 3, 2007 #15

    JasonRox

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    You didn't get the joke.

    Did you read the whole post?
     
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