PDSA vets have saved a Scottish dog that nearly suffocated after her tongue swelled to four times its normal size. The massive swelling had been caused by a ligature of flesh around base of her tongue which was identified as the major blood vessel (aorta) from inside a pig’s heart that she had been given to eat as a treat.
Source: DogMagazine.net – the K9 Magazine blog
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