Monty Don, 65, told Twitter of the incident: “Last night Nellie had a very near miss.
“Chasing a stick, she impaled herself on it and speared her throat, missing two arteries by millimetres.
“Thanks to our brilliant vet, working at night, she is fine- if very sorry for herself.
“So please DONT THROW STICKS FOR DOGS.”
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