Rock the Labrador downs 23 breakfast shakes, nominated for award [VIDEO]

Rock is up for a Hambone award
Rock is up for a Hambone award
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A Labrador retriever named Rock, with a fondness for chicken carcasses and coffee beans, may prove to be something more than just a menace in his Maplewood home. He's up for a Hambone award for having the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year.

His owners, Michelle and Don Juen of Maplewood, already knew Rock was a walking garbage can, but his Hambone-nominated performance took the cake: He broke into a box of breakfast shakes and devoured 23 of them -- still wrapped. The evidence was there for all to see on the emergency vet's office floor after some induced vomiting.

The Hambones are awarded every year by the Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. The award takes its name from a dog insured by the company that got stuck in a refrigerator and ate an entire Thanksgiving ham.

Here's the story of Rock, as narrated by Michelle Juen.

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