Minnesota animal control officer hospitalized after dog attack

Brooklyn Park, MN (KROC-AM News) – A Twin Cities animal control officer was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after being attacked by a stray dog.

The Brooklyn Park Police Department said the animal control officer was responding to reports of two stray dogs causing trouble for some utility workers. When the animal control officer arrived on the scene, he was attacked by one of the dogs and injured his leg.

Photo by Brooklyn Park Police Department

Photo by Brooklyn Park Police Department

Brooklyn Park Police and paramedics were called to the neighborhood to help, and the first officer to arrive was attacked by the same dog. He responded by shooting and mortally wounding the animal. Officials say the carcass is currently being tested for rabies and other diseases.

The second stray dog ​​was captured without problem. The injured animal control officer should make a full recovery.

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