95-Pound Dog Dies After Snake Bite

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MERRIAM, Kan. — A 95-pound dog died this week after being bitten by a copperhead.

The incident happened in a wooded area in the 9200 block of 50th Terrace in Merriam, Kan. A community service officer said the German Shepard died within five minutes of the bite.

Earlier this year an Olathe man suffered a copperhead bite to the finger while walking his dog. He was taken to an area hospital, but has since recovered from his injuries.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s