There shouldn’t be a shadow of a doubt in anyone’s minds that we love our four-legged furry pals (and some of us might give them more attention than we do our human amigos). And if you own a cute puppy, chances are that you're giving it the best care that you can. The thing is, no matter how much you keep an eye on them, they can still land in trouble and end up eating something they shouldn’t. Like a bee or a wasp, aka a jalapeno flying raisin falling from the sky.

The next thing you know, they’ve swollen up and turned into tiny Michelin Men (or kielbasas if you haven’t had lunch yet and you have a Dachshund). It’s not nice to laugh at someone in pain, but the pups who got stung got the professional attention they needed, as some dogs can actually be allergic to insect stings. But they look so adorable and regretful after their important life lessons, Bored Panda couldn’t help but share photos of them with you.

Scroll on down and upvote your fave pics of swollen up canines who learned the hard way not to swallow everything in their paths. Drop us a comment about which pics of these unlucky puppers made you chuckle and go ‘aww’ the most. And let us know in the comments if your pet’s ever eaten a bee before and what you did to help it.

#1

My Friends' Dog Ate A Bee

My Friends' Dog Ate A Bee

They gave him Benedryl, and he's doing a lot better

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BlackestDawn
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2 years ago

The look on the pupper, it's like "no one saw that, right?".

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#2

Plump Weiner

Plump Weiner

Plump wiener feels no shame in his decision. In fact, he might also eat you 

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i_ship_it
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2 years ago

THOSE EYES!

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#3

This Is Sonja. In Her Defense, Nobody Explicitly Told Her Bees Aren’t Snacks. 13/10 Would Boop But Gently

This Is Sonja. In Her Defense, Nobody Explicitly Told Her Bees Aren’t Snacks. 13/10 Would Boop But Gently

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puppylover895
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5 months ago

poor little puppy!!!!!!!!!

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If you can see that your best boy or girl is having a hard time breathing, has a swollen mouth or throat, or has collapsed, the first thing you should do is contact your vet ASAP! This is a serious medical emergency and it’s better to be safe than sorry.

The Blue Cross explains that some dogs can be allergic to bee and wasp stings, so owners should always be on the lookout for signs of an allergic reaction, such as swelling or difficulty breathing. What’s more, if an insect gets inside your canine’s mouth, there’s an added danger because the swelling can block its airway.

Don't try to give your dog human antihistamines without consulting your vet beforehand: some varieties might be alright for your pup but others could make it fall seriously ill.

#4

Poor Good Boy Got Defeated By A Hive Of Bees

Poor Good Boy Got Defeated By A Hive Of Bees

This picture was taken a few days ago. We did not bring him to the emergency vet, but we immediately gave him Benadryl. Within the hour amount of time, his swelling and anxiety subsided. We were prepared to bring him in if necessary. Nearly a week later, a full recovery and back to his usual self

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i_ship_it
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2 years ago (edited)

Aww sweetie. I'm so glad hes okay now!

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#5

Our Goldie Rosie Stepped On A Wasp

Our Goldie Rosie Stepped On A Wasp

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Anne
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2 years ago

ahw <3

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#6

Winnie Poo Still Wondering Why The Bee Didn’t Want To Play ..

Winnie Poo Still Wondering Why The Bee Didn’t Want To Play ..

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Summer Thyme
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5 months ago

floof got bigger

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While most insect stings will be 'just' painful or irritating, being stung multiple times could even be fatal. However, if you see that the situation is under control, you can try pulling or scraping out the bee sting using something flat like a credit card yourself. Try not to squeeze the sting because you might end up letting more poison into the wound.

Then, bathe the affected area in water, apply ice and lots of love to help get the swelling down and to start up the healing process.

#7

Puppy After Some Bee Stings

Puppy After Some Bee Stings

And now he looks like Mr. Potato head

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Catlady6000
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2 years ago

He just looks so happy, though

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#8

My Dog Decided To Eat A Bee

My Dog Decided To Eat A Bee

And now his snout looks like a Croc

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Luis Milian
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2 years ago

That look of regret but proud as well. poor pup tho.

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#9

Stung By A Wasp. Now She Looks Like Gonzo

Stung By A Wasp. Now She Looks Like Gonzo

She's seen the vet. She's on meds and doing well

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rakuninaru
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2 years ago

I'm so sorry... I laughed... a lot

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#10

Shibeebe

Shibeebe

Thing is, this dog is probably just laying low after a bank robbery

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i_ship_it
Community Member
2 years ago

awahaha so cute! <3

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#11

Ate A Bee

Ate A Bee

This is a rare encounter with a land Manatee, only resurfacing when a specific bee call, sounding like 'Free Benedryl shots for everyone,' is heard

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citcat
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2 years ago

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#12

Those Spicy Sky Raisins Get You Every Time

Those Spicy Sky Raisins Get You Every Time

Here you can see a dog that genuinely appreciates the artworks of Rubens'

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FortnitePlayerGirl
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2 years ago

My childhood dog had the same tag!

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#13

Bee Stings Aren't Fun

Bee Stings Aren't Fun

But they sure can turn your regular dog into a furry cantaloupe!

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BrokenFlame
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1 year ago

How does it keep its head up poor thing!

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#14

My Pibble Getting A Shot After Trying To Eat A Bee

My Pibble Getting A Shot After Trying To Eat A Bee

Major was given a shot of Benedryl and steroids. The poor little guy was just at the vet two hours before this because he had a rash/swelling caused by anxiety. We are in the area of Cali that had fires and packed up to evacuate, and he didn't deal well with the stress. Came home from the vet, an hour later he gets stung by a bee

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Gutbrush Threepwood
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2 years ago

Poor boy. :(

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#15

Repeat After Me: Do Not Eat Bees

Repeat After Me: Do Not Eat Bees

Or you can skip the words entirely and learn from your actions instead

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Maken Karal
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2 years ago

such a proud smile :)

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#16

Rocky Ate A Bee To Celebrate National Dog Day

Rocky Ate A Bee To Celebrate National Dog Day

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mariethetree
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1 year ago

😂

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#17

My Dog Got Stung On Her Head. Now She Has Forest Whitaker Eye

My Dog Got Stung On Her Head. Now She Has Forest Whitaker Eye

I've been laughing every time she looked at me it's too funny

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Andres Tejeda
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2 years ago

That dog is just practicing the Peoples eyebrow.

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#18

This Dog That Ate A Bee

This Dog That Ate A Bee

And yet he's looking longingly for more

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BrokenFlame
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1 year ago

So many goofy's

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#19

He Also Tried To Eat A Bee

He Also Tried To Eat A Bee

And being a smart dog that he is, tried it immediately again

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I'm dark
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1 year ago

He's a genius, hope the bee was delicious

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#20

Murph Got Himself Stung By A Bee

Murph Got Himself Stung By A Bee

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Dani
Community Member
1 year ago

Bahahaha!

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#21

My Sister’s Pup Ate A Bee

My Sister’s Pup Ate A Bee

a.k.a me, after pulling an all-nighter

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Anne
Community Member
2 years ago

ahw poor thing

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#22

My Dog Got Stung By A Bee

My Dog Got Stung By A Bee

As if he didn't look angry enough before...

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i_ship_it
Community Member
2 years ago

That doggo has beef with you, I can tell.

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#23

Someone Ate A Bee (Before And After The Vet)

Someone Ate A Bee (Before And After The Vet)

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Pumbaa
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2 years ago

Still so happy :'D

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#24

First Timer. Meet Roux And His Fat Balloon Head

First Timer. Meet Roux And His Fat Balloon Head

He went to the vets last night and was completely back to normal by this morning. Didn’t phase him or his insanity for even a second

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Clematis
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2 years ago

So what did we learn?

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#25

Good Girl Ate A Bee

Good Girl Ate A Bee

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Elaine Dodge
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2 years ago

That face! Awwwww

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#26

Chihuahua Why Would You Eat That?

Chihuahua Why Would You Eat That?

You'd eat one too if it were the only thing that could make you at least a tiny bit bigger 

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

aww, this one hurt me too. poor thing

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#27

My Pup Ate A Bee. The Poor Little Girl Looked Like A Squirrel

My Pup Ate A Bee. The Poor Little Girl Looked Like A Squirrel

We took her to the vet immediately, and after medication and a shot, the swelling went down. Took about 2 minutes

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mariethetree
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1 year ago

awwww... so cute

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#28

My 8-Month-Old Boxer Puppy, Duke, Got Stung By A Wasp Yesterday. He Looked Like A Cartoon

My 8-Month-Old Boxer Puppy, Duke, Got Stung By A Wasp Yesterday. He Looked Like A Cartoon

The vets said it's the worst reaction they've ever seen. He's fine now, can hardly notice any swelling or reaction at all and he's back to his crazy self

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Captain Marvellous ♥️
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2 years ago

Look at that face...no regrets!

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#29

Zoe Ate A Wasp

Zoe Ate A Wasp

I just woke up, and she was puffy. We found the carcass where she’d spit it out. She’ll be two in May, so maybe she’s old enough to reason it out

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Andres Tejeda
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2 years ago

Damn that fly was extra spicy.

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#30

My Friend's Poor Dog Is Allergic To Bees

My Friend's Poor Dog Is Allergic To Bees

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Clematis
Community Member
2 years ago

Oof.

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#31

Spicy Flies: 1, Good Boy: 0

Spicy Flies: 1, Good Boy: 0

Well, we all know that labs never learn from their mistakes, so it might as well be 20 : 0

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Erika Drewke
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2 years ago

Hahaha spicy flies!

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#32

Baby's First Bee Sting

Baby's First Bee Sting

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Pumbaa
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2 years ago

Hmm.. what was that thing? Might need to try again.. maybe eating it faster will help?

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#33

My Dog Got In A Fight With A Bee, And Lost

My Dog Got In A Fight With A Bee, And Lost

He's fine now. I had to leave the house as soon as I took that pic and was a bit worried when I had to go, but he was okay. I took him on a walk later that day and all of a sudden he stopped walking and wouldn't budge. I didn't know what was wrong until I saw a hornet flying around and realized he was afraid of it, so I had to carry him 20' to get away from it. He's such a little baby

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diane a
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2 years ago

Lesson learned

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#34

He’s Such A Special Boy That He Only Just Realized He’s In The Vets Office When I Took This Pic

He’s Such A Special Boy That He Only Just Realized He’s In The Vets Office When I Took This Pic

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mariethetree
Community Member
1 year ago

awww...

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#35

My Chihuahua Ate A Wasp

My Chihuahua Ate A Wasp

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Clematis
Community Member
2 years ago

Awww!

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#36

Curious Lacey With A Bee-Stung Face

Curious Lacey With A Bee-Stung Face

After that, we've renamed her to Lacey McClogface

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i_ship_it
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2 years ago

such a cute dog aww

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#37

My Puppy Ate A Bee Today

My Puppy Ate A Bee Today

We got her home, and she went straight back to trying to eat bugs, so I am not convinced she learned her lesson

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Whiterain25 furry
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1 year ago

beautiful

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#38

My Puppy Learned About Bees The Hard Way This Weekend

My Puppy Learned About Bees The Hard Way This Weekend

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Kathryn Baylis
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5 months ago

Well, it is a learning curve!

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#39

Not All Mexicans Are Into Spicy Foods

Not All Mexicans Are Into Spicy Foods

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Clematis
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2 years ago

The caption tho XD

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#40

My Dog Decided To Fight Some Bees

My Dog Decided To Fight Some Bees

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Unhuman_Weirdo
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1 year ago

Omg I love his pattern sooo cute!!!

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#41

He Found A Spicy Fly While The Other Dog Just Slept Through It

He Found A Spicy Fly While The Other Dog Just Slept Through It

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HoffLensMetalHedLovesAnimalsUK
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2 years ago

The one in the back looks like a chow, all they do is sleep.

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#42

Today Leha Got Stung By A Wasp. We Are So Sad But She Is Getting Better

Today Leha Got Stung By A Wasp. We Are So Sad But She Is Getting Better

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Perfumista Perfumista
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5 months ago

awww

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#43

Super Swollen Boston Terrier

Super Swollen Boston Terrier

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Anastasia W
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1 year ago

Swol

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#44

Mickey The Dachshund Ate A Bee

Mickey The Dachshund Ate A Bee

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Jackson Allinder
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1 year ago

My moms boyfriend (Amputee) had a dog named Mickey and it was also a Dachshund, he is staying with his friend. I asked him but he said not it wasn't his doge.

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#45

Barney Bit A Bee. The Bee Won

Barney Bit A Bee. The Bee Won

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Quinn Nix
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1 year ago

I'd say Barney won. (I'm assuming the bee died immediately afterward.)

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#46

So, My Silly Dog Ate A Bee

So, My Silly Dog Ate A Bee

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Mama Panda
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1 year ago

Those eyes <3

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#47

When My Puppy Ate A Wasp

When My Puppy Ate A Wasp

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Kathryn Baylis
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5 months ago

Mom, I bit the wasp, but then the wasp bit back!

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#48

Best Wishes From This Bee Eater

Best Wishes From This Bee Eater

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i_ship_it
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow. What a beautiful fur coat you've got there, miss.

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#49

Poor Dexter

Poor Dexter

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Lingon
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2 years ago

So bees can be used as botox?

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