2-legged dog becomes symbol of trapping flap

JsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? Andre runs on his two good legs next to Karen McNaught at the Alaska Dog and Puppy Rescue kennel in Wasilla, Alaska Thursday, July 10, 2008. Andre was rescued last winter after he escaped from a trap where he lost most of the lower half of two legs. The black and brown dog has become a poster child in Alaska for what pet owners and animal lovers say is a gruesome example of a growing problem where pets are accidentally caught in traps and snares meant for wild animals. PALMER, Alaska (AP) — Andre the two-legged dog was rescued last winter when a woman noticed the animal trailing blood across a country road.The large, friendly mutt lost most of the lower half of his left legs after getting caught in an animal trap or snare.Now, the black and brown canine has become a symbol in Alaska for what pet owners and animal lovers say is a gruesome and growing problem: pets accidentally caught in traps and snares meant for wild animal...
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