Do not let it chase after the mountain lion. Both dogs slipped out of the house through an open door and shortly after a young mountain lion pounced on 15-year-old Mijo. The Fontana Police Department has deemed the mountain lion a threat to public safety and is working with Fish and Wildlife officials to track the animal. The large cat returned four more times before eventually disappearing. The Idaho Department of … "Cops were shooting their guns, but the lion kept coming back.". Mountain lion attacks dog in Morrison driveway Karen Hammersmith tried to save her French Bulldog by fighting off the animal with a snow shovel. A mountain lion exhibited behavior considered "anything but normal" when it attacked and killed a 100-pound German Shepherd before standing its ground when the dog's owner and officers encountered the animal in the back yard of Southern California home. Game officers said the cougar was a "healthy, younger adult male" lion with a few porcupine quills stuck in its muzzle. Local news from across Southern California. Brave little Dachsund saves small family dog from mountain lion attack December 1st, 2020. ", "What was unique was the behavior of this mountain lion," said Fontana Police Chief Rodney Jones, adding that officials with the California DFW described the behavior as "very bizarre and very unique.". Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. After an Encounter. Officials also suggest residents use outdoor trash bins with tight-fitting lids and block off open areas beneath decks and porches. China will celebrate national day marking the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1st, The Glass Mountain Inn burns as the Glass Fire moves through the area in St. Helena, California. As a mountain lion may perceive a small dog as prey despite the barking, a large or medium sized dog is best. The reported attack occurred on Thursday evening, November 5, 2020 approximately 17 miles east of Carey, Idaho along Highway 20. Later that day, hounds trapped a mountain lion in a tree, then shot and killed it. Two family dogs were killed in a recent string of mountain lion attacks in Idaho. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. 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Mountain lions typically roam within a broad range up to 350 miles and are most active from dusk through early morning hours. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. The huge blaze broke out overnight at the port of Ancona. "As officers arrived, a couple of officers got within 10 to 15 feet. "We live in a nice rural area up here," resident Melanie Decker said. The family and their small dogs were visiting a … The cat involved in that incident was caught and euthanized. The dogs, who live in Evergreen, … Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? A Basenji dog in Africa attacks a wild lion and lioness. Any mountain lion incident that results in an attack should be immediately reported to the Magic Valley Regional Office at (208) 324-4359 during business hours, 8 … A dog is said to be man’s best friend and this hold true in mountain lion territory. Officials urge residents not to feed wildlife, including deer and racoons, and to keep and feed household pets indoors. Last year, mountain lions attacked three people in Colorado, including an eight-year-old boy who was hospitalised after a lion bit him in the head. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. The Basenji is an ancient breed. 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