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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With the cold weather expected to last for at least the next five days, the Met Office has issued various snow and ice warnings.
Cold but dry and bright this afternoon followed by a risk of icy stretches tonight.