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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Rain will turn steady and occasionally heavy after midnight before clearing early tomorrow. Sunnier but colder weather then returns.
The very mild weather will continue during the rest of today before it turns wet overnight. Tomorrow will be sunnier but also colder.