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October 30, 2014

Carving pumpkins with dogs is a real operation

So there we were, enjoying a nice quiet dinner when the unthinkable happened. Mr. Pumpkin burst into our apartment complaining of chest pain Normally we don’t take calls at home, but our in-house dogters rushed to Mr. Pumpkin’s aid. Dogter Eko and his resident
So there we were, enjoying a nice quiet dinner when the unthinkable happened.funny pumpkin, dog, surgery, hospital, marking our territory, doctor, puppy

Mr. Pumpkin burst into our apartment complaining of chest pain

Normally we don’t take calls at home, but our in-house dogters rushed to Mr. Pumpkin’s aid.

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Dogter Eko and his resident intern Penny are the best in the biz

funny pumpkin, dog, surgery, hospital, marking our territory, doctor, puppy Eko had Mr. Pumpkin hold the stethoscope. The exam confirmed Eko’s suspicions – Mr. Pumpkin needed to be rushed into surgery 

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Luckily we have a full pumpkin operating room at home. While the patient was prepped, the doctors and their surgical nurse scrubbed in.

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Lead surgeon Eko deftly made the first incision

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“Dogter Penny, we’re going to need to crack his chest open. You’re up!”

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“Chest is open!”

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“Dogter Eko, I’ve found the problem – he has a pumpkin stuck inside him! I’m going to get it out…”

“No, Penny – that’s his heart!!”

funny pumpkin, dog, surgery, hospital, marking our territory, doctor, puppyBut unfortunately Eko was too late and I had to call this one in.

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We did our best, Mr. Pumpkin. We did our best

Happy Halloween from the staff at Discount Pumpkin Surgery Center!

Comments for Carving pumpkins with dogs is a real operation

  1. Oh at least you tried guys! Somehow whee think Mr Pumpkin always wanted to be a pie anyway. Why not ask your hoomans to make one! ^_^

    xxxx

  2. Hmm, I think pumpkin puree frozen into cubes would be a delicious way to honor the former patient.

  3. Emmadog says:

    What a great but tragic story! Love it! Wonder where the hospital supplies came from 😉

  4. Elyse says:

    Well done. But I’m going elsewhere for my next surgery …

  5. oh the dogtor looks a little worried in the first picture… it’s a difficult case, huh? Butt at last the fabulous ER-team solved the case! yay, take that George Clooney, Dr. Eko and his right paw girl are much better and they look cuter :o)

  6. At least Eko looks sorrowful that they lost the patient. Penny looks like she’s ready to play with the remains. Clever Will, real clever You never seize to entertain.

  7. Kyla says:

    I’m going to avoid that horsepital.

  8. Laura McGrew says:

    Oh my gosh, Will, that was hysterical! And, not an easy photo shoot…you went to alot of trouble here. Penny and Eko are such good sports too!!

  9. audrey says:

    The best drama show ever!!

  10. coastingnz says:

    oh dear – you are too funny. Love the looks on the pups faces – more of those “what is he doing to us” moments I think.

  11. Victoria says:

    riveting “edge of your seat” story line and the actors are par none – and adorable to boot! Happy thanksgiving to you and yours as well – next time maybe you need emily to help you out.

  12. fredrieka says:

    I think I want to taste the pumpkin, I like apples wonder if I would like pumpkin

  13. fredrieka says:

    I think I want to try pumpkin I want to taste it I love apples wonder if I would like pumpkin

  14. OMG loved it!!! I want you both as my doctors!

  15. In related news, isn’t pumpkin good for dogs?? I thought I heard it was but I’m not sure.

    Let’s hope next year won’t be as difficult.

  16. Jeff says:

    Is it just me or does Wko have the “not again face” on in the first picture?

  17. Discount Surgery! GAH! You get what you pay for, I guess.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

  18. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!! 😀

  19. OMD that was FANTASTIC!!
    Wally & Sammy

  20. What a great sense of humour you three have! Loved every bit of this post. Happy Halloween!

  21. LOL! Happy Halloween Will, Eko and Penny!

  22. Applause Applause!!!!! That was fantastic!!!! I was laughing so hard the Girls thought something was wrong! Thanks so much for such a fabulous and fun post Will!!!! Hope you all had a fun Halloween!
    Marty’s Mom (Kelly)

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