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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Dec 31, 2006
Location: Moab, Utah

Species: Dog
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: unknown

Victim's Disposition: unknown
Victim's Name: Mick

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: About 100 yards from the parking lot of a popular hiking/biking trail, the sheepdog, Mick, was caught in a leghold trap. While his caregiver was freeing Mick, the terrier came up to see what was going on and was immediately caught in a second leghold trap, and became so terrifed she bit the man trying to free her. The sheepdog had a bruised bone and limped for several weeks; otherwise there was no permanent physical damage. The traps were legal.

Source: Born Free USA incident report form

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