Dog days of summer: Household items can present risks to pets

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This March 8, 2013 image provided by BluePearl Veterinary Partners shows an X-ray of Jack a dog who swallowed pennies, in New York, New York. Hundreds of pets undergo surgery every year to remove items, including panties and bras from their stomachs and intestines. Dr. Amy Zalcman at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in New York used a camera attached to a net to fish 111 pennies out of Jack's stomach. Scooping up five at a time, it took a couple of hours. (AP Photo/BluePearl Veterinary Partners)
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