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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Nov 28, 2004
Location: , New Mexico

Species: Dog
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: unknown

Victim's Disposition: injured
Victim's Name: unknown

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: A woman walking her dog on BLM land witnessed the animal stepping into a leghold trap. The trap caught the dog's foot and the woman tried for several minutes to pry the dog free. The woman gave up on prying open the trap and dug up the trap from the ground and drove the trapped dog about 30 minutes to a vet. It was there that the dog was released and has recovered from the incident.

Source: Rio Grande Sierra Club

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