A dog lover whose dog was a female and "in heat", agreed to look after her
neighbor's male dog while the neighbors were on vacation. She had a large
house and believed that she could keep the two dogs apart.
However, as she was drifting off to sleep she heard awful howling and
moaning sounds, rushed downstairs and found the dogs locked together in
obvious pain and unable to disengage, as so frequently happens when dogs "do
Unable to separate them and perplexed as to what to do next, although it
was late, she phoned the vet, who answered in a very grumpy and somewhat
Having heard the problem explained to him, the vet said, "Hang up the phone
and place it down alongside the dogs. I will call you back and the noise of
the ringing will startle the male dog, quickly causing him to loose his
erection, and he will withdraw very quickly."
"Do you really think that will work?" she asked.
"It just worked for me," he replied.