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Four Paws Pimple Ball Dog Toy Recall

Toy Recall: The Four Paws Pimple Ball

If your dog has a Four Paws Pimple Ball in his possession, you might want to take note: the product has been recalled after news of a severe injury was caused from playing with the toy.

I came across the cringe worthy story the other day and haven't been able to get it out of my head! Chai, a 10 year-old Lab mix, was chewing on the toy when his tongue got stuck in the hole of the ball, leading to the amputation of his tongue! How did this happen? Chai's owner, who had been pleading for a recall, wrote a letter to Four Paws explaining the details:

While chewing on the toy, a vacuum was created and it effectively sucked his tongue into the hole in the ball. From speaking with my vet, this likely occurred because there is not a second hole in the ball
preventing the vacuum effect from happening.

Poor Chai! To find out what happened next,


Chai was rushed to the emergency vet to have the ball removed, but since all circulation to his tongue had been cut off, the vets had to sedate him to remove the ball and stop the swelling. Sadly, after three days of observation by his regular doctor, they determined that Chai's tongue must be amputated.

I can't imagine how difficult it must be for Chai to learn how to live without his tongue. My heart and well wishes goes out to him and his owner. If you have a Pimple Ball, be sure to return it to Four Paws with a letter stating the reason for return to Four Paws Customer Service at 50 Wireless Blvd. Hauppauge, NY 11788. Four Paws will then issue a refund check.


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