Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Park Users Urged to Carry Bear Spray after Dangerous Dog Lost

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Park Users Urged to Carry Bear Spray after Dangerous Dog Lost

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Dangerous dog at large in Alberta park

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CANMORE, Alta. - Trail users in a provincial park west of Calgary are being warned to carry bear spray after a large, dangerous dog was lost in the area.

Alberta Parks has posted an online notice saying that the Great Dane-Labrador cross was lost Saturday in the Yamnuska Trail and day-use area of Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park.

The notice says the dog, weighing about 64 kilograms, was declared vicious by the City of Calgary.

RCMP Stg. Ryan Currie said the owner sent out a message on Facebook that the dog was lost, but left out some details.

"We received a call from a third party who said, 'I know this dog and consider it to be quite vicious,'" Currie said.

Police investigated further, and the owner confirmed the information. …

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