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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Mar 13, 2008
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Species: Dog
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: Mar 13, 2008

Victim's Disposition: injured
Victim's Name: Sahara

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: A dog was found in an old warehouse off north Union near Interstate 70 in north St. Louis. A woman called Stray Rescue after some coworkers spotted the injured dog limping. The pregnant dog, named Sahara by the rescue worker, was sedated and the trap removed from her leg. X-rays revealed that there were no broken bones, but Sahara had also been shot. Stray Rescue is now offering a reward to find out who may be responsible for mistreating the animal.

Source: KTVI Fox 2, St. Louis, MO

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