Diamonds in the Ruff

Diamonds may be forever—but they are definitely not for dinner. Yet try telling that to Honey Bun, the 19-month-old Pomeranian who downed $10,000 worth of diamonds in mid-August.Chuck Roberts, co-owner of both John Ross Jewelers in Albany, Ga., and Honey Bun, tells JCK it all started when he absentmindedly left a bag of 1 ct. stones on his desk. “We usually keep Honey Bun’s treats there,” he says. “So he jumped up, and when he couldn’t find his treats, ate the diamonds.”Once Roberts discovered what happened, he raced the pint-size pooch to the vet. “The doctor said the diamonds will just come out the other end,” he says. “I was relieved. I have millions in inventory. But my little puppy is worth more to me than that.”A store employee eventually, um, retrieved the stones—with the help of some rubber gloves—and they were sent back to the supplier, which Roberts no

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