“It’s terribly sad. It’s so sad for (Schueppel) to have watched her dog die,” Molloy said. “But it was a group of circumstances that all came together. It’s heartbreaking. In some ways I feel really bad for the trapper because he didn’t mean to hurt that dog.”
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Our opinion: That is true, that trapper didn’t mean to hurt that dog, however the trap was meant to kill another curious, living, breathing, sensitive animal who would feel the same pain that Handsome felt.
Trapping is unsafe, inhumane, and archaic.
See Wisc trappers (and the DNR) call this harvesting.
Sign the No Trapping in Dane County Parks petition here.