Labradoodle needs stomach pump after eating a pile of cash

Expensive taste: A labradoodle cost his owners (pictured) over NZD$500 after gobbling a wad of money.
Expensive taste: A labradoodle cost his owners (pictured) over NZD$500 after gobbling a wad of money. Photo credit: Wales News

A 9-year-old labradoodle, Ozzie, could barely contain his guilt after swallowing a wad of cash belonging to his owners.

Ozzie channelled his inner ATM after £160 (NZD$313.70) in notes was posted through the letterbox for owners Neil and Judith Wright, from Llandudno, Wales.

If gobbling the cash wasn't enough, Ozzie proceeded to cost Judith and Neil a further £130 (NZD$254.90) at the vets when his stomach needed pumping, Metro reports.

Judith, 64, said: "Someone had owed us money and popped it through the letter box for us, that's how Ozzie got hold of it.

"He has been known to eat other items before but never money,” Judith told Metro.

Judith noted that doggies acting as dustbins aren’t a rarity at their local vet, with cases of eaten socks and toilet brushes. Ozzie's snack, however, was a first.

The vets also managed to retrieve a circular money clip, a plastic money bag, and a few bits of carrot from Ozzie's stomach.

Metro reports that Ozzie is recovering well from the incident.

Neil believes the couple may be able to get half of their eaten cash reimbursed by the Bank of England. The Bank compensates damaged money if at least half a bank note can be presented.

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