It appears our neighbor to the north has plans for trappers…and they ain’t good plans either.
A movement to ban trapping on public land began gathering steam across Long Island after Southampton Town officials said they want to stop the practice on town-owned land after learning a dog was killed last month when it walked into a hunting trap.
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The issue surfaced in Southampton last month after Gail Murphy’s dog Zephyr choked when a grab trap – placed to catch a raccoon – snapped over the dog’s head as they walked on a nature trail near her home in Sag Harbor. Southampton officials found they had no law on the books to ban trapping in their own parks or nature preserves.
Now that is one smart dog.
Maybe they ought to outlaw walking your dumb dawg on nature trails.