Strathmore RCMP Investigate Dogs Injured with Firearm

Wheatland County, Alberta – On May 1, 2022 a rural resident in Wheatland County reported their dogs wandered off of their property on April 29, 2022 and returned on May 1, 2022 with significant small calibre shotgun wounds. Both received veterinary treatment and are recovering. The two dogs are Kangal Shepherds blonde in color with dark face markings. They would have been in the area of Range Road 253 and Township Road 240 South towards Glenmore Trail. Both are described as non aggressive. The matter remains under investigation to determine the circumstances around the injuries and who may have been involved.

Strathmore RCMP are requesting anyone with information to call Strathmore Detachment at 403-934-3968 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play.

Stock Image (not a photo of the injured dogs)

Strathmore RCMP

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