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Dog owners in Newport, Rhode Island are on high alert after a dog walker found several hot dogs stuffed with nails scattered across multiple lawns in one seemingly dog-friendly neighborhood.
This isn’t the first time someone has planted dangerous items in an attempt to injure or kill dogs and, sadly, it won’t be the last. But, let it serve as a reminder to always leash your dog and be continually mindful of what they’re sniffing or eating outside and during walks.
Residents of Thurston Avenue and surrounding streets in Newport, Rhode Island are being alerted to keep a close watch on their dogs during walks after a resident walking his dog found several pieces of hot dog stuffed with small, sharp nails had been scattered across lawns.
Newport Police are urging anyone with information to contact the detective investigating the incident. So far, no suspects have been named.