CO: Dog's death in hunting accident leads to calls for warning plaques
Dog's death in hunting accident leads to calls for warning plaques
posted by: Dan Boniface
Date last updated: 11/16/2008 12:36:59 PM
EDWARDS (AP) - A dog's death in a hunting accident earlier this month
has led to calls for warning signs in Eagle County about hunting season
and dog safety.
The dog, a chocolate Lab named Crowley, was shot and killed while
hiking with his owner's roommate earlier this month. The shooter, Lee
Jensen of Wisconsin, has been charged with criminal mischief and
recklessly discharging a firearm.
Crowley's owner, Dave Perron, tells the Vail Daily that since
Crowley's death offers have poured in to erect some sort of memorial to
the pup, along with a warning for dog owners to use caution during
The local Humane Society and a hunting group, Safari Club
International, have offered to help pay for the warning signs.
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