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Dog recovering after face full of porcupine quills

Posted June 12
Updated June 13

— Police say a dog that had a run-in with a porcupine and got a face full of quills is doing much better and has been reunited its owner in New Hampshire.

Police in Danbury, New Hampshire, said a Good Samaritan found the dog Saturday on Route 104. Its face and mouth were covered with porcupine quills.

They put a photo of the animal on Facebook, and got flooded with calls asking about the dog's condition.

The dog was taken to a veterinarian, where it took more than four hours to remove the quills.

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  • Catherine Edwards Jun 13, 10:15 a.m.
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    That poor dog. Bet he doesn't do that again. He looks like he has a beard.