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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Ridiculously Cute Dog Recovers From Surgery in Style

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 8:30 AM

click to enlarge Hello Patty - JOE ESKENAZI
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  • Hello Patty
In this city even a digital camera can't contain all the images of microscopic dogs outfitted in outlandish accoutrements. But this -- this is astounding. And, what's more, there's actually a good reason for it.

Meet Patty, a remarkably mellow Pomeranian. She's not bedecked in a Snuggie-like Elizabethan collar just because it looks adorable. She's recovering from leg surgery and this getup is meant to keep her from gnawing on herself.

Patty's owner -- well, actually these are her daughter's dogs, making them her granddogs -- Yuen Byun didn't want Patty to hog the spotlight, though:

click to enlarge Coco, left, Patty, right, and owner Yuen Byun out for their morning constitutional - JOE ESKENAZI
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  • Coco, left, Patty, right, and owner Yuen Byun out for their morning constitutional

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.

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