Veterinary Office Sees Plenty of Trap Injuries

Told in person July 6, 2013 I worked in a veterinary office for 17 years. We saw plenty of trap injuries.[Veterinarians are reluctant to report such cases, so the numbers are all but impossible to obtain. Because trappers are considered “sportsmen”, and...

$1,000 Vet Bill

March 30, 2013 email  I live at the northern edge of Spanish Springs. All of the houses around me are on 40 acre parcels or larger. A few years ago one of my neighbors had a young male Australian Cattle dog. Very nice friendly dog. One day he went on a walk about...

Animal Emergency Center Memorable Case

Letter to Wildlife Commission Sep. 16, 2011 Dear Commissioners, My name is Terri Levy and I have been a resident of Reno for 15 years. When I moved here from Mississippi I was expecting a place that was more advanced in it’s policies and actions taken towards...

Stella Trapped Near Pleasant Valley School

Stella at Little Washoe Lake, her favorite spot. Personal Conversation July 12, 2015 About three years ago, my friend and I were walking our dogs about 1/4 mile from Pleasant Valley School. We came upon a nest of traps. I heard my dog Stella squealing and whining from...