Dog shot during field trial

Dog fatally injured after being shot during field trials

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On Saturday, a hunting dog was shot while participating in the Trenton Field trial in Onslow County, North Carolina. According to the Jones County Sheriff’s Office, the female hound disappeared during the event and when she was found, it was determined that she had been shot in the backbone and the injury proved to be serious enough that she had to be euthanized.

The Eastern Carolina Houndsmen Alliance (ECHA), and other agencies, are banding together to offer up reward funds to find whoever is responsible for the heinous act of cruelty. The Jones County Sheriff’s Office updated Facebook followers about the growing reward fund:

***CASE UPDATE***
Several parties have offered rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual responsible for this incident. Thank you!

ECHA (East Carolina Hound Association) has offered $500 reward

Hound Dog County has offered a $250 reward

Peach County Beagle Club Has offered $200 reward

Anyone with information about this situation is asked to call the Jones County Sheriff’s Office at 252-448-0035.

(Photo via Jones County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page)

11 replies
  1. Sherry says:

    I like this crowd. Wish some of us could get elected to office ! We’d pass some tough legislation…an eye for an eye! Wish the cruelty would end. So sad.

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  2. Veronica Figueroa says:

    Y todo por esa estupidéz de supuesto deporte llamado caza. No hay necesidad de asesinar animales por diversión y no había necesidad de que la perrita saliera lastimada si se hubiese quedado en casa.

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