X-ray images showed the animal had swallowed a number of coins – 13 1ps, three 5ps, two 20ps and two £1 coins, making up a total of £2.68.
Daisy’s owner, Ivana from Derby, said: “I couldn’t believe it when PDSA rang to tell me Daisy had swallowed so many coins.
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“My purse had been missing and we’d searched high and low for it, not thinking it was Daisy who was the culprit who ran off with it.
“I had no idea a puppy would even eat this sort of thing and we were all beside ourselves with worry and so scared we might lose her.
“My four-year-old daughter is best friends with Daisy and she was very upset.”
The PDSA said the operation was a success and Daisy was able to go home with painkillers and antibiotics the following day.Vet nurse Sally Frith, who works at Derby PDSA Pet hospital, said: “Daisy has broken a new record – we couldn’t believe the number of coins she’d managed to eat, especially for such a tiny puppy.
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“The coins had been causing a blockage which, if left, could have been fatal so it’s a good job her owner brought her in to PDSA when she did.
“Daisy has been back for check-ups and we’re pleased she’s recovering and healing well.”
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