A three-year-old bulldog in the US is capturing the hearts of pet lovers the world 0ver after his hairy encounter with a porcupine.
The result of the prickly encounter? 500 spikes in the face.
Vets at the centre removed the spikes, which measured several centimetres, that were embedded in Bella Mae's face and paws after the attack, which took place in a town called Blanchard in Oklahoma.
He was subsequently kept on medication and under close supervision for a week before being home last Thursday.
Watch how Bella Mae was treated.