Riders Say Dog Viciously Attacked Horses In Trabuco Canyon

Riders Say Dog Viciously Attacked Horses In Trabuco Canyon
Article from CBS Local:

TRABUCO CANYON (CBSLA.com) — Three women are trying to track down the owner of a dog that attacked their Icelandic horses during a ride Friday in O’Neill Regional Park, a popular hiking spot nestled in Trabuco Canyon.

Rider Sandie Weaver tells CBS2/KCAL9’s Laurie Perez that at around noon a large dog was running off leash when it came up and started biting the horses’ legs. She thinks it was a boxer-pitbull mix and weighed around 95 pounds.

She says the attack was unprovoked and went on for at least three minutes, with the riders trying to beat the dog off with crops while it bit the horses on the legs and neck.

Weaver says her horse, “Aska,” tried to fend off the dog as best it could but eventually whipped around to run up the hill, and she was thrown to the ground dangerously close to a cliff.

Her friend Helga Thordarson, of Trabuco Canyon, was atop her horse, “Tyr,” who was able to put a stop to the attack when it kicked the dog in the mouth. The horse suffered cuts to its legs.

The attack has left Weaver, who was fortunately wearing a helmet, badly bruised and with a possibly fractured wrist, she says.

The horses were treated by a veterinarian, who says during attacks like these it’s important to locate the dog and check for rabies.

The women say they found the dog’s owner on the trail but she gave t…………………continues on CBS Local
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Joyful reunion after family finds dog lost in accident
Article from WSB Atlanta:

The Franklin County family who lost their dog following a rollover car accident has been reunited with their 1-year-old German shepherd, Georgia.

Karen Love and her husband were bringing Georgia home to Atlanta when they were involved in a crash on Interstate 85 southbound near the Franklin-Banks county line. 

“All of a sudden Dan just said, ‘He is going to hit us’” Karen Love said.

The Loves’ SUV rolled over, and over and over.

“I know it happened, but it happened so fast the next thing I knew I was upside down,” Karen Love said.

A group of good Samaritans pulled the couple out of the truck, both unhurt. They held the driver of the offending vehicle, who was later charged with DUI, until highway patrol troopers arrived. 

After they took in what was happening, the Loves say their son Eric’s dog, Georgia, was nowhere to be found.

Saturday, they made the announcement on Facebook:

“Words cannot express the joy I have at this moment. My deepest appreciation goes out to everyone who has thought about us, prayed for us, looked with us, and now celebrates with us!

This is the day that The Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in i…………………continues on WSB Atlanta
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