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When his Rottweiler Bruno got a three pronged deep sea fishing hook caught in his mouth, Mr. C put him in his pick up and drove him to the office. They both arrived covered in blood. “You should see my truck”, he exclaimed. “Blood everywhere – on the windows, the ceiling, seats, floor.” We kept Bruno to sedate him, remove the hook and clean him up. His thoughts elsewhere, Mr. C drove through a red light on the way home and got pulled over. Referring to his blood spattered clothes and truck he explained “I know this looks bad but you can call the animal hospital to check out my story.” The policeman did not call and let him go without so much as a warning.

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