Dog killed with trap

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  1. MinPinOwner

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    It's a big problem here in Alaska. Most people aren't aware of how to open kill traps, so they watch their dog die. I went to a class that taught how to open all the traps. If you try to pry open a kill trap, you will never get it open.

    This article tells you how to compress the springs and tiw them off with string to release your dog:

    http://www.terrierman.com/traprelease.htm
     
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    That's really sad. :( I hope they throw the book at that guy.

    *rant*
    It was not a hunter that set the trap. With no permit and setting it illegally, it was a POACHER. There's a world of difference between the two.
     
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    Poor dog. :( The hunter SHOULD be charged.
     
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    :hail:Well said Romy. I hope they throw the book at him.
     
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    There are a lot of trap accidents around here, too. But I don't think they are poachers, they are hunters. But dog people hike around with their dogs a lot, so it's sort of unavoidable.

    And incredibly sad. Seems like there's one or two every week during this season.
     

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