Thursday, June 5, 2008

A Conspiracy to Steal Dogs

Cody Enterprise [WY]
4 June 2008

Missing pets prompt dogfighting concerns, ‘sinister' motives

By Enterprise Staff

Some South Fork and Cody residents continue to raise questions about whether there is an ongoing conspiracy to steal area dogs.

The theory is the dog thieves have illegal motives ranging from simply killing the dogs to using them for illegal dog fighting or medical experimentation.

But in springtime, dogs do wander and sometimes are shot, especially in the county, says Duane Wiener, the Cody Police Department's community service officer. [...]