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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Jul 09, 2010
Location: Houston, Texas

Species: Dog
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: Jul 08, 2010

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

Legal Action: Yes
Result: under investigation

Summary: The Houston SPCA received a call on Thursday, July 8th from Harris County Animal Control about a dog trapped in a steel-jaw leghold trap.  Working with Harris County Precinct 1 Constable Jack Abercia’s Office, Houston SPCA Cruelty Investigators arrived to the property in Northwest Houston to find one dog trapped in a live-trap and a second dog, a Boxer-mix dog with one leghold trap on his right front foot and a second trap on his scrotum.  The dogs were quickly rushed to the Houston SPCA.  The Boxer-mix was anesthetized and his were wounds x-rayed and treated.

Source: Houston SPCA

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