Shooting a dog is a big deal, to be avoided if at all possible. But sometimes a man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do. In this case, the man was a veteran living in Boulder Park, Illinois. The dog was named Oreo. Judging from this account at chicagotribune.com — unsympathetically (to the shooter) featuring the above image and titled Owner of dog shot dead in Boulder Hill park: ‘He loved everyone’ — the unnamed vet did the right thing. Here’s a reconfigured and excerpted version, leaving out the anti-gun animus laced throughout the Trib’s disjointed story . . .
Oreo, who was not with [his owner Jessica] Kies or on a leash during the confrontation in SuzanJohn Park, started acting aggressively toward the man walking the German shepherd named Bear [ED: not the shooter], according to Kendall County sheriff’s office reports . . .
When the man walked by with his German shepherd, Bear, on a leash, Oreo darted past Kies and over the fence, across the street to the park.
“I have a 12-year-old German shepherd, so he just thinks, ‘Oh, play toy,’” Kies said, explaining why Oreo would chase the other dog. “He was just running around …Read the Rest
Source:: Truth About Guns