Now eating a kebab straight from the stick can be a tricky business and when Reggie the spaniel tried it in his owners' kitchen in Ipswich, it ended in disaster.
The dog swallowed the whole thing - including the wooden skewer - and had to have it removed by a surgeon at the Animal Health Trust near Newmarket.
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