Dog found covered in porcupine quills reunited with owner

The perfect example of why you shouldn't get too close to the spiky critters

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This one curious dog recently learned that porcupines are best observed from a distance.

A passer-by spotted the dog along a road in New Hampshire, USA, and noticed that its face was covered in porcupine quills so he veterinary assistance.

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The process of removing all of the quills took around four hours - but no one knew who the dog's owner was.

Area authorities posted a picture of the pet on their Facebook page and the pet and family were reunited within a few days.

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