Jack Russell Bites Off More Than He Can Chew!


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Six-year old Toby likes to help out as much as he can. One of his most favorite chores is to make a beeline for the mail, as soon as it arrives - And, like any self-respecting canine, he chews on it before handing it over, a habit that recently landed the Jack Russell in a slightly 'sticky' situation.

It all happened a few weeks ago when Gill Bird arrived at her home in Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire and found Toby unusually silent with jaws shut tight and foam and bubbles coming out of his mouth.

Upon closer examination she realized that Toby's jaw was glued together, with bits of paper stuck all over. Apparently Toby had met his match in that morning's mail - An envelope that he had attacked and chewed vigorously had gotten stuck to his teeth and resulted in clamping his jaw shut!

Much as she tried, Gill could not pry Toby's mouth open - and it was not until the veterinarian sedated him and pulled out the debris tooth by tooth, that the little dog was finally able to open his mouth.

While the veterinarian and Gill had a good laugh, we have a feeling Toby did not find the situation very hilarious - In the future he may just stick to just 'delivering' the morning paper!

sources: dailymail.co.uk, metro.co.uk,

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  • tilt
    tiltabout 2 years
    I have one my mom found him at her work and she heard that he was a bit risk but it was cause his last person he lived with moved out and left him and a pig with no food no water no anything and my mom saved him and when she heard that he was a bit risk she had to do something cause they were going to kill him cause he always bit people so my mom rescued him and now his mine and the first thing he did was jump out my mom's arm's and play with the other dog's my family didn't meet us first but we stayed calm and slowly walked to him but we peted him and he didn't but anybody but he knows how to smile 😁 so cute and his the littlest dog in our house he so cute and nice now.
  • tilt
    tiltabout 2 years
    I have 1 Jack Russell 1 pitbull mix 1 massive mix 1 mut and 1 bulldog so 5 dog's and two cat's we use to have 5 dog's and 5 cat's but 3 cat's died and my bulldog died but he is still my dog on and my Jack Russel is annoying at dinner time cause jump and jump in till you give him a bit and when you get home or something he will wind like crazy and when you go to sit down when you get home he will but you
  • cute girl 3000over 3 years
    I feel so bad for Toby
    • g40yover 3 years
      awwwwww poor dog
      • wolfgamer ytover 3 years
        omg por puppy
        • twinklesprinklealmost 4 years
          I agree
          • sawalmost 4 years
            that's saaaaaaaaaaaad
            • hiabout 4 years
              that's sad
              • jrdogs12
                jrdogs12over 4 years
                I have a Jack Russel named Cooper.
                • Lilyalmost 5 years
                  I feel so bad