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Pout. Cheer up, Elwood darling! Those beautiful blue eyes can’t possibly bear to look so sad.
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Measuring the diameter of his cone by doing the splits? That’s a novel approach. “Noodle had to have eye surgery and was less than happy about wearing the resulting cone,” says Jen Nichols (nicholsje). Might as well stretch it out.
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BEN & MOOMOO
You, too? Must you always do as I do?
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Those eyes are dangerous. As in, one look and that cone is liable to come off. Better run before you collapse from pity!
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“Mylo walks backwards when we put on his cone, hoping that he can back his way out of it,” says Amy Jamieson (AmyJamieson). “Never. Gonna. Happen. Sorry, buddy.”
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This is what we call adaptability. Honey will get his sleep any way he can get it!
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“Oliver had surgery on both elbows to repair incomplete growth plates and have large pieces of cartilage removed from both elbows,” says Happy Scherer. “Despite having to wear this cone for several months, he is still a very happy Bernese mountain dog!”
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Happy probably isn’t the most fitting adjective for Benny, who looks like he’d rather forgo treats for the rest of his life than to have to wear that cone another second.
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“I just brought Kaya home from the vet after her spay,” says Barbara Harnish (Greennesta). “She was concerned that the cone made her ears look too big. What do you think?” Not sure about the ears, but man, that snout is huge!
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The best way to wear the cone of shame – wear it with pride like regal Guinness does.
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How’d he get that cone? “Brady decided to eat a sock and a hair elastic,” says Michelle Foley (MeeshF). And despite the trouble it got him in, “he still loves socks to this day.” Can you blame him?
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Oh, I love this. Easy access. Now FEED ME!
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Peanut Butter is a good name, but we’re thinking he might be better suited as a Sunny Side Up. Thoughts?
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“Take it off, Mom. I promise I won’t lick the stitches.” Are those tears we see in Barkley’s eyes? Our sympathies to Nancy Briner-Stump (Pandy1954).
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Carol Berryman’s (piprettynk) pooch can’t even look us in the eye. That hurts.
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“Zeke was so sad when the cone was on him after his neutering,” says Megan Bosteter (zekesmommy). Aw, honey, turn that frown upside-down!
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Don’t touch that cast, Hunter! “Hunter had a cut inside his paw and to keep him from tearing the bandage off he had to wear the dreaded cone,” says Racheal Terneus (rachealt).
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After a horrible encounter with a dog-in-training who got Shawnee in the tail, and her mom Lidia Carter (tigerlady14) in the arms, Shawnee decided it was best to take it easy and keep her head down.
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“This is our sweet Barney the day after he was neutered. He hated that collar (and us for making him wear it!),” says Amber Brown (Barniferous). “But I think he has forgiven us!” Thank goodness!