Most responsible gun owners know this and would never leave a loaded weapon with the safety off in an area where their beloved dogs might hurt themselves or someone around them. However, even responsible gun owners can have a lapse in judgment.
Update: The fallout continues after a Salt Lake City man’s 3-year-old Weimaraner was shot in his backyard while police officers were searching for a missing child.
Video — Warning (Adult Language): A man gets a phone call that his dog has been shot and killed, and films confronting the police and discovering his slain best friend.
While traveling to a friend house in Louisiana, a musician and his dog took shelter in a box truck from rainy weather; they were awakened by a policeman and tragedy struck.
As if discovering that her loving family dog was shot dead wasn’t shocking enough, the animal’s owner was truly stunned by what the shooter allegedly said afterward.
An Austin, Texas, police officer, who arrived at the wrong address on a domestic disturbance call, allegedly shot and killed Cisco, a Blue Heeler dog.