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WI: Trailing hound dogs killed by wolves in multiple counties, another dog threatened

USDA Wildlife Services has confirmed the following recent conflicts between wolves and dogs across the state:

> September 15 – A wolf posed a threat to an upland bird hunting dog in the town of Anderson, Burnett County. At that location a wolf was pursuing a hunting dog when the dog owner intervened and scared away the wolf.

> September 18 – Wolves killed two trailing hound dogs in the town of Fifield, Price County.

> September 20 – Wolves killed one trailing hound dog and injured another trailing hound dog in the town of Dunbar, Marinette County.

> September 20 – Wolves killed a trailing hound dog in the town of St. Germain, Vilas County.

> September 21– Wolves killed a trailing hound dog in the town of Draper, Sawyer County.

> September 21, 2020, wolves killed two trailing hound dogs in the town of Big Falls, Rusk County.

More information and caution-area maps are on the gray wolf webpage.

Hunters are reminded to use the caution-area maps on the DNR website (dnr.wi.gov, keyword “wolf depredation”) to help reduce conflicts.

Source: https://www.apg-wi.com/spooner_advocate/free/trailing-hound-dogs-killed-by-wolves-in-multiple-counties-another-dog-threatened/article_e93c4e6e-fd24-11ea-8d63-8b7fd31aae8a.html