|Unknown||Dog viciously attacked by 2 dogs||Nipoma, CA||July 22, 2006|
22nd, Carolina Cromer and her 7-year old Golden Retriever/Labrador-mix,
Sparky, were attached by another dog in
Cromer had Sparky on a leash when she suddenly heard people yelling for their dog to stop and heel. A black dog charged Sparky, pinning him until what Cromer believes was a large black-and-white Pit Bull arrived and began attacking him. Cromer stated that the Pit Bull was foaming at the mouth. Sparky suffered a large bite wound to his lip and multiple wounds to his upper back and neck area, some of which had to be stapled shut.
the attack, two Park Rangers arrived and spoke with her and the dogs’ owners,
a man and two teenage boys. Neither of the Rangers took the owners’
name or address and did not file an incident report. According to Nipomo
Community Park Supervising Ranger Mark Wagner, the Rangers asked the family
to leave the park. County Parks Manager,
(Photo courtesy of Times Press Recorder) That brings no comfort to Cromer who cannot hold the owners responsible for veterinarian bills because she doesn’t know who they are. She has taken out advertisements in local newspapers offering a reward.
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