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Red Deer RCMP receive report of dog poisoning

April 4, 2016 12:55 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – At 11 am on April 4, Red Deer RCMP received a report of a dog poisoning that occurred over the weekend and resulted in the dog being put down.

The dog owner suspects the incident occurred the afternoon of April 2 after a dog briefly escaped its yard and then grew sick later that evening. The vet who treated the dog confirmed that it had ingested chicken and antifreeze; the dog had to be euthanized that evening. The veteriarian confirmed with RCMP that this was the only case her clinic had seen as of 11 am this morning.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403.343.5575.If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or report it online.


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Red Deer RCMP