Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Stolen Dogs Used as "Bait Dogs"

http://www.codyenterprise.com/articles/2008/03/04/news/news4.txt

Cody Enterprise [Wyoming]
4 March 2008

No `dognapping' found in Cody, Powell

By Carole Cloudwalker

Despite persistent rumors of “dognappings” from backyards in Park County, community service officers in Cody and Powell have seen no evidence of the problem. Reports spread last week that the Cody Police Department's Community Service Officer, Duane Wiener, had issued a warning that people should be wary of anyone loitering near yards where dogs are kept. The rumor was that people have been “dognapping” pets to use as “bait dogs” for illegal dogfight training. [...]