Dog coughs up wedding ring lost 5 years ago

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(CNN) – A Wisconsin woman found her wedding ring that she lost five years ago.  It turned up in the most unusual way, courtesy of her dog’s stomach!

Tucker is your typical mutt.  He likes playing with his Frisbee and rolling on the grass on a hot summer day.   His owner says you wouldn’t think he was 10 years old by the way he acts.   But like every pup, he likes getting into trouble.

He’s known to a family as the food burglar. And it’s because of that nickname a secret hiding in his stomach was revealed.  Two weeks ago, Lois Matykowski and her granddaughter were eat popsicles outside.

After i turn around and look at my granddaughter and the popsicle is gone and there’s tucker smacking his jaws,” Matykowski said.    The ‘food burglar’ has struck again swallowing the popsicle whole.  But the snatched food soon came back up. 

Two days later, Tucker started vomiting again.  Only this time it wasn’t a popsicle stick.  “And i look in the paper towel and here is my wedding ring,”  Matykowski said. “I kid you not. My wedding ring was in Tucker’s puke.”

About five years ago, Matykowski says her ring went missing. She searched the house high and low with no luck.

“I was devastated, how do you replace something like that? Not only the value of the ring but just the emotional ties too.

Matykowski’s veterinarian says the popsicle may have dislodged the rind inside Tucker.  An x-ray showed there are no more treasures hidden in Tucker’s belly.