Police Respond to Report of a Dead Dog

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(SEGUIN TOWNSHIP, ON) – On January 3, 2020 at approximately 4:30 p.m., members from the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a complaint of a dog being caught in a trap adjacent to the Rose Point Trail in Seguin Twp.

The complainant’s dog was deceased. The dog was caught in a Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act (FWCA) compliant body gripping trap. The trap was located along a marked trap line, on private property.

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Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry were advised and consulted.

No charges have been laid and the trapper has voluntarily removed all of the ground trap sets adjacent to the trail.

Further information on how to protect your dog from wildlife traps can be found at https://www.ontario.ca/page/protect-your-dog-wildlife-traps

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Source: OPP

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