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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Mar 09, 2008
Location: Seward Highway, Alaska

Species: Dog
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: Jan 27, 2008

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

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: A couple were hiking with a friend's husky in Chugach National Forest near Mile 86 of the Seward Highway. They parked at the large national forest sign south of Girdwood. The dog ran ahead and was caught in a leghold trap. They managed to release the dog, whose leg was injured but not broken. The dog broke several teeth biting at the trap.

Source: Anchorage Daily News

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