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"Molly, you need to come home now, we have a poop(dangler) situation"


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That was the phone call I got from SU last night at work.

Jim "Molly, Cricket has got a dangler and she looks unhappy"

me " yeah, so she gets them all the time (her fluffy furry butt :confused: ), take a warm wet paper towel and get it off"

Jim "okay, do we have gloves?"

me "ummm, it is a good thing we don't have children, if you can't deal with a littel dangler on puppup butt"

Jim "I'll call you back"

2nd phone call

Jim "it isn't coming off, looks like it is stuck midway, Cricket is REALLY unhappy "

me "get some mineral oil and work it out of her fur...I do it all the time"

Jim "I'll call you back"

3rd call

Jim "you gotta come home, I gotta really big situation, I can't deal with this"

Me (Sigh) "I really gotta go ask the boss if I can leave cause Cricket has a dangler crisis?"

Jim yes, please"

me "...okayyyyy...."

Supervisor "wow, 3 calls in one night, is everything alright?"

me "ummm, no...Cricket has a serious case of poop dangler, can I go home?" "Apparently it is serious"

Supervisor "giggle, are you serious?"

me "yup"

Supervisor "okay, good luck"

me "roll eyes"

speed home. I am never going to live this down at work....

Come home to Jim looking frazzled, Cricket running around EXTREMELY unhappy and I go into nurse mode..

Turns out she had the biggest poop stuck half out, smooshed in her fur and What a mess! :cry:

It took me 45 minutes or more to get that worked out and off her tail feathers..this was no ordinary little stray dangler.

all the while I am gagging...

ooohhh, it was NOT fun...

if the little scamp didn't eat so much poop...this wouldn't have happened. I didn't pick up the yard right away yesterday and I guess she just had a bit too much...

of course I had to ask. "Jim, what the heck would you have done if I hadn't been able to leave work?"

"I guess Cricket and I would have had to work through it" :blush:

he owes me big time...

boy was she happy when I was able to get her cleaned up.

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OMG, I nearly fell out of my chair laughing (NOT at poor little Cricket though). What a situation that had to have been. Thanks for brightening up MY day.

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Now that's a serious DINGLEBERRY!

Greg and Val Perry

Home of Kula RN CGC, Am. Can. Int'l. CH Cairngorm Coffee Tea or Me RA ME EE2/Can. SE NAJ NAS CGC (Kona), CH Clanmarr's Steele Princess (Hattie) and CH Scotchbroom Thistle The Patriot SE (Sully) Visit: CroftersDream.com

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OMG, I could see this happening! Mine thinks a quick swipe on the outside is enough! And we know that sometimes we have to trim the hair, since wiping it doesn't always help. I have to say I was in hysterics over this!

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I have to thank you for the comic relief!!!! I have a horrid headache and I just laughed my way through this entire post!!! Sorry it was such an "ordeal". Hopefully your "war story" will get you a few less eye rolls and more giggles at work!

Like they say... "poop happens"

Kate, Darcy & Bailey's mom
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OMG LOL

I guess I should stock up on Latex gloves and air freshner... cause if Hubby called me at work, he'd have to deal with it on his own!

Tracy, Brattwrust & Mettwurst a.k.a The Gremlins
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Oh Molly, that is too funny! :lol: It hit home w/ me because Abbey was the one today who had some poop smashed to her rear end. :sick: I was letting the Cairns out and I noticed as Abbey ran through my family room that her rear was dark, very dark. I quickly yelled for them to hurry up as I opened the door to the sunroom and raced ahead of them to open the screenroom door and then let them outside. Of course by then, my dd noticed Abbey's rear and yelled "gross". I have no idea what she got into to give her the "runs". I let her run for a while, hoping for her to lose some, but then cringed when I saw Hannah run right next to her, rubbing against her fighting over a toy. I knew today would be a dreaded bath day. I honestly can't remember when I've bathed them. Usually just brushing and stripping some keeps them clean, but not today. Poor Abbey, her rear was so bad that I first had to hose her bottom off outside, talk about humiliating. :blush: I then wrapped her in a towel and carried her to the bathtub. I use Bio-Groom for Wiry coats and must say, she looks beautiful! I toweled her off and proceeded on to do Hannah, being I wasn't sure if Abbey rubbed against her and Hannah usually sleeps w/ me. After many unhappy Cairn faces, my girls now love me again. :wub: I agree with mrskti, their little rears are getting a trimming. I just hope Abbey's little rear stays clean tomorrow. I can't think of anything that she could have eaten, except for some rabbit food my dd spilled when feeding the rabbits. Abbey's stomach is so sensitive, it doesn't take much.

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Beth, mom to Ninja (5), Hannah (7), Abbey (7 1/2), Kiara (10)

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OK Molly, take this down. Don't bother with the groomers, you can do it yourself! I just about shave Barney's rear this way because I cannot stand dingleberries!!

1. Stand with the dog between your legs, dog's rear facing forward, head out the back.

2. Hold the dog between your legs, right at the dog's hips, kind of holding them right above the hipbones.

3. Lift the tail and clip to your heart's content! Barney cannot move a muscle in this hold! I use thinning shears and I

try to get as close as I can around his little bottom.

Vwa-Lah! PROBLEM SOLVED! And for a lot less than the groomer would charge! I trim Barney frequently, so he rarely fights me when I have him in the leg hold! Give it a try! You won't have to take anymore afternoons off because of husbands wretching from dog poop! Guys are so squeemish.....

All creatures great and small, the Lord God, He made them all!

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Greta's little tushie has been clean of dingleberries so far. But when our GWP was just a pup and into everything he must have swallowed a fabric softener sheet. One day he was out in front playing and I noticed something sticking out of his bum. Since I was the only one brave enough to check it out. I got some latex gloves and removed. It was the most nasty thing I have ever smelled. We were very lucky it came out and didn't get tangled in his intestines.

OT- What does SU stand for? :confused:

There is no faith which has never yet been broken except that of a truly faithful dog. -- Konard Lorenz
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This is too funny! And my worst fear! :sick: I have very long hair, and Henry must ingest some of it sometimes (from the floor?). We have dangler situations that require assistance, but not like yours! :lol:

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SU = spousal unit

Too funny. I didn't know what that stood for either. My husband read it on one of your other posts and says, Oh it must stand for Significant Uther. Haha-desperate attempt to make SU work with some title, spelling correct or not. Anyway, I was rolling during this post. I am sure, though, that my dh will totally sympathize when I have him read it.

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Reminds of the the time my son, 24 years old, called me from home (Chicago). Piper had a major 'dingle' stuck and he didn't know what to do! We were visiting Seattle.

Ah, what we do for these dogs!!

Cathy

Cathy and Piper

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I'm with Barney's Mom. Ruby gets her butt trimmed every couple of weeks using a similar vise method. Don't they hate us messing with their posteriors!

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I had one particularly weird incident with Dori once. SHe kept squatting around the yard but never pooped, and after many tries I finally grabbed her tail to see what the problem was, I thought maybe she was just constipated, .....her fur for some reason had made like a net at her rear exit....it was the strangest thing, cause I honestly do brush them etc and they go to the groomer. So anyway, this blob was so intermingeled and feeling a little firm.....I took her back into the house, plopped her on the counter so i could see what the heck i was doing....took a pair of scissors made one clip and bluuuuuuy, here comes a blob of dog crap!!! Lucky me! That would have been a great time to have those rubber gloves, or any kind of gloves on!!!! But I'm sure she felt much better afterwards. I now keep a look out for butt hairs!!!! Boy did that sound strange!?!?!?!

Terry, mom of Dori and Ellie Mae

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....took a pair of scissors made one clip and bluuuuuuy, here comes a blob of dog crap!!! Lucky me! That would have been a great time to have those rubber gloves, or any kind of gloves on!!!!

For that you needed a HAZ-MAT suit! :toxic::oops:

Greg and Val Perry

Home of Kula RN CGC, Am. Can. Int'l. CH Cairngorm Coffee Tea or Me RA ME EE2/Can. SE NAJ NAS CGC (Kona), CH Clanmarr's Steele Princess (Hattie) and CH Scotchbroom Thistle The Patriot SE (Sully) Visit: CroftersDream.com

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mrskti, I'm not too sqeemish about dog poop, but I think that situation on your counter would have had me runnin' for the barf bag! :sick:

All creatures great and small, the Lord God, He made them all!

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actually BarneysMom it happened so fast that I didnt have time to react like that and I was just glad she wasnt constipated!!! But you can bet it wont happen again!!!!!

and yes, a hazmat suit would have been nice.......and a drop cloth

Terry, mom of Dori and Ellie Mae

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Barney's mom is right-this is exactly the position I use w/Molly. I have tried putting her on a table, but she won't stand. When I put her on the floor and bend over her, she really can't do anything. Once you get thehang of it, you'll see how easy it is. :)

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