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When Pet Dogs Are Accidentally Trapped, Why Are Media Reports So Unbalanced?
Mar 14, 2023 08:06 ET

Considering how much trapping of wildlife takes place in Canada, it is very rare for pet dogs to become accidental victims. Finding a dog in their trap or snare is not something any trapper wants, but accidents do happen, and they almost always involve someone ­breaking the law. Maybe a trap was illegally set, or maybe a dog was off-leash where it shouldn’t have been. Yet when the media report these stories, they hardly ever investigate the crime that’s been committed. Instead they turn the story into an indictment of all trapping, including by licensed, law-abiding trappers.

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