Friday, May 2, 2008
Prince George County, MD - A neighborhood in the northeastern portion of Prince George County is on alert after residents say a pack of wild dogs attacked and killed a horse. The owner of the horse, Charles Poole, says he has seen several stray dogs, including a reddish-brown pit bull, in his yard.
"She'd run all over the place, struggling. Blood was everywhere," he said. "She put up a fight. To be her age, she was strong and healthy.Animal Control says the agency has received several calls about loose dogs roaming the area where the horse was found dead. In reponse, officers have put out traps. Animal control is encouraging residents to secure their pets and warn against approaching any dog they're not familiar with.
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