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Dog shot by police

April 30, 2015   ·   0 Comments

On Saturday April 25, at 7:07 p.m., Dufferin OPP officers were dispatched to a 911 call for a family dispute on 280 Sideroad in Melancthon Township.
During the course of the police investigation, a large dog attacked one of the OPP Officers, biting his arm. The dog attacked a second time, at this time the OPP officer had a responsibility to protect himself and others preventing further dog attacks as a result, he discharged his firearm and the dog is now deceased.
The officer was treated for the dog bite injury and sustained soft tissue damage as a result of the attack.

Photo Submitted Rottweiler, ‘Keyda’, who was shot and killed by a Dufferin (Shelburne) OPP officer over the weekend, would of been four years old in June. “She was very close with my daughter Brianna and myself she would snuggle in between us  and she thought she was a little lap dog. She was our pet and our best friend and she was loved so much by all of us,” said Keyda’s (Key-da-my-Heart) owner, Susan Kupschus.

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Rottweiler, ‘Keyda’, who was shot and killed by a Dufferin (Shelburne) OPP officer over the weekend, would of been four years old in June. “She was very close with my daughter Brianna and myself she would snuggle in between us and she thought she was a little lap dog. She was our pet and our best friend and she was loved so much by all of us,” said Keyda’s (Key-da-my-Heart) owner, Susan Kupschus.

         

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