Mischievous Dog Eats $23K Rings

Sierra the Lab recovering after surgery
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 9, 2015 9:57 AM CST
This Dec. 4, 2014, photo shows a diamond ring and a wedding band placed in a Salvation Army donation kettle in Boston.   (AP Photo/The Salvation Army, Salvation Army Lt. Michael Harper)

(Newser) – A dog is recovering in Tulsa, Okla., after chowing down on her owner's wedding rings. Stephanie Lamb says she left her engagement and wedding rings, worth $23,000, on a coffee table and forget about them. The next day, "I saw my dogs near the coffee table," but the rings had vanished. "I knew it was Sierra because she’s just a little bit of a troublemaker," Lamb tells FOX23. Sure enough, a vet removed the rings from the Lab's stomach during surgery, though the wedding band looked a bit warped. "She eats more than rings, I'm afraid," adds the vet. "There were some rocks in there and some sticks or maybe bones." (Read more dogs stories.)

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