Wilbraham animal control looking to identify dogs involved in alleged attack

Hampden County
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WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WWLP) – The Wilbraham Animal Control Officer is asking the public’s help in identifying the owner of two dogs accused of seriously injuring another dog that was hiking with its owner on Sunday.

According to Wilbraham police, the attack happened on the Rice Nature Preserve at the end of Highmoor Drive between 9:30 and 10:00 a.m.

“The resident states the two, unleashed, 60 lbs golden colored dogs immediately attacked her dog causing serious injuries. The two dogs are similar in size and both were wearing florescent orange collars,” police wrote on Facebook.

Police attached a generic photo believed to look like the dogs involved in the alleged attack.

It is unknown whether the dogs live in Wilbraham or Hampden. Anyone who recognizes the dogs or thinks they know the owner(s) are asked to call Wilbraham Animal Control at 413-599-1253.

In the meantime, Wilbraham police are asking those who walk the trails in that area to use caution.

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