Dog terrifies owner after eating lipstick and playing dead

Jordan thought Alice was dead when she saw her laying like this
Alice after eating the lipstick (Picture: Caters News Agency)
Jordan Gilletti thought she’d walked into a horrific scene when she spotted her dog Alice not moving and covered in something red. But it turned out the Olde English Bulldogge was just playing a trick on her owner after eating a red lipstick. Jordan, 30, from Massachusetts, US, five, says she immediately thought that Alice, four, was covered in blood and had suffered a serious injury when she saw her. However, serial chewer Alice had got her paws on her owner’s favourite lipstick and was lying on her back waiting for a belly rub.
Jordan said: ‘I had gone to bed but I think Alice must have snuck up behind me and I didn’t realise.

‘We live in an old house, so the floorboard is a little bit uneven. So, I think she must have somehow knocked my dressing table and my lipstick then fell on the floor.

‘As I was asleep in bed, with both dogs now in my room, I was woken up by a strange chomping noise.’

Jordan and Alice
Jordan and Alice (Picture: Caters News Agency)
Jordan, who also owns another bulldog called Edgar, got out of bed to turn the light on to see what the noise was, and then spotted her beloved Alice laying on her back with red all over her.

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The operations manager, said: ‘I initially saw Alice and got the fright of my life. At first, I thought she had blood all over her.

‘At that moment my heart completely sank as I thought something really serious had happened.

‘Then I looked at Edgar, and he was chewing an empty lipstick container.

‘That’s when I realised she had eaten my lipstick and was just waiting for a belly rub from me. I was so relieved.

‘It looked like Alice had no regrets and was pretty pleased with herself.

‘I was worried that she might become sick from eating it, but thankfully she was completely fine.’

After getting a little more sleep, Jordan had to clean up her pooch in the morning.

She said: ‘It was so hard to get the lipstick out of her fur, eventually it faded out.

‘Although she ate my favourite lipstick, I am so glad that was the case and she wasn’t really covered in blood.

‘She scared me to death.’

Jordan documents her dogs on their Instagram pages: @edgarallenpup and @aliceinmemerland.

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