Dogs and traps on trails in the Mat-Su Valley, Alaska.

Post date: May 8, 2015 6:32:39 PM

TV News series by FOX 4 News at 9:00 reporter Gretchen Parsons.

Part 1: Lynn D. Mitchell describes the Alaska Safe Trails petition to prohibit trapping near designated trails and on school grounds.

Part 2: Jim Maddry describes the problem of traps for MAT+SAR Search and Rescue. With comments by Jane Baldwin and Mike Webber,

Part 3: Several stories on the increasing problem of dogs caught in traps set near trails in the Mat-Su Valley (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, north of Anchorage, AK).


Traps in the Valley: Mike Webber's dog Von Braun killed in a body-gripping trap set near a trail near home.