Dog Chews off Michigan Man’s Toe Saving his Life

Dog Chews off Michigan Man’s Toe Saving his Life

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file dog photo by Geri (c) 2006A Michigan man credited his dog with saving his life by chewing off his diseased big toe as he lay passed out in a drunken stupor.

Douthett’s wife, Rosee, rushed him to a hospital where doctors found he was suffering from Type 2 diabetes. His toe was badly infected and surgeons amputated the remainder of the digit.

Douthett’s wife, a registered nurse, had been urging him for weeks to have his infected toe examined by a doctor.

(READ the story from Reuters)

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