Trap Set To Catch Loose Dog Near Airport

A loose dog is causing some safety concerns out at Walker Field Airport. Officials are worried the dog might run onto a runway and cause an accident or get hit by a car.

Debra Miles is on a mission to catch a loose dog. A husky mix or possibly a wolf hybrid has been roaming the grounds of Walker Field Airport and eluding capture for more than two weeks. During her lunch break Debra can be found looking for him using binoculars. She also leaves dog food out for him.

Airport officials are worried the dog may wander on to the runway and cause an accident. Debra believes if that happened someone could loose their life.

When Debra's attempts to catch the dog didn't work she turned Mesa County Animal Services who was already working with Walker Field Airport Authority. A humane trap fully loaded with blankets, food and water has been set near the airport. Once the animal is caught officials say they'll make sure it gets a good home.

The Roice Hurst Humane Society says it fully supports the county's efforts to capture the dog.

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  • by Kaysha Location: Grand Junction on Apr 4, 2007 at 09:07 PM
    They should sing to the dog, animals love music. I had birds,dogs, horses and other animals come to me that way. Animals love music.
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