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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Jun 20, 2000
Location: Hopland, California

Species: Dog
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: unknown

Victim's Disposition: injured
Victim's Name: Sister

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: The leghold trap was located on a 25-acre ranch near Sister's caregiver's home. Sister was in the trap for an estimated 26 hours. Veterinary treatment including stitches, cast, and antibiotics came to $700. Her caregiver writes, "My dog was traumatized as was I. She never walked again without a limp." The trap owner was found but not charged.

Source: Born Free USA incident report form

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