Cougar preys on pet dog in Revelstoke

A cougar killed and ate a dog in Revelstoke on Mar. 27. RCMP advise residents to call Conservation Officer Service with wildlife concerns.

A cougar attacked and killed a pet dog in Revelstoke on Mar. 27.

A cougar caught and ate a pet dog in Revelstoke on the evening of Mar. 27.

In an April 3 media release, police reminded residents that cougars are in the area.

The incident happened at about 8 p.m. near an Alpine Lane residence. Alpine Lane is located next to the Trans-Canada Highway, adjacent to Mount Revelstoke National Park.

A resident let their pet Schnauzer into the backyard. When the dog started barking, the owner tried to call it back inside. The dog didn’t return, and the owner heard a yelp.

The dog’s remains were found the next day.

Police and conservation officers were able to confirm a cougar preyed upon the dog after identifying cougar paw prints.

In a statement, Revelstoke RCMP reminded residents that cougars are present in the area and encouraged residents to contact the Conservation Officer Service if they have any wildlife concerns. The BC Conservation Officer Service incident line is 1-877-952-7277.

 

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