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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Aug 11, 2005
Location: Galivants Ferry, South Carolina

Species: Dog
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: unknown

Victim's Disposition: injured
Victim's Name: Brownie

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: "I was walking with my 2 dogs near the woods when Brownie started yelping," writes her caregiver. "The trap that got her was so old and rusty there was no ribber buffer left. I took me about a full minute to figure out how to get it off. I pulled the trap out of the ground and threw it in a nearby pond!" Brownie's caregiver cleaned the wound with peroxide and bandaged it, deeming the wound not serious enough to require a vet visit.

Source: Born Free USA incident report form

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