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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Feb 07, 2007
Location: Virginia City Highlands, Nevada

Species: Dog
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: Feb 04, 2007

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

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: While the dog's caregivers walked along a road just two miles from their property, the dog ran into a little cave and was caught in a leghold trap on her front right paw pad and toes. Both caregivers were bitten as they worked to get the dog out of the trap. The dog was not seriously injured. The trap was set illegally on private property and Nevada Department of Wildlife authorities are investigating.

Source: Nevada Appeal

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