Dog shows no love for Penticton owner on Valentine's Day
February 21, 2017 - 11:24 AM
PENTICTON - It wasn’t a very pleasant Valentine’s evening for a Penticton pet owner after she was forced to take cover in her bedroom.
Penticton RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth says police were called to her Birch Avenue home at around 10:30 p.m. Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, when a woman reported she was trapped in a room of the house by her Rottweiler.
The 27-year-old woman told police she was holding the door shut to keep the dog out.
Wrigglesworth says the officers responding to the call managed to distract the dog long enough for the woman to barricade the door with a table. Police grabbed a ladder and helped the woman through a window just at the Rottweiler broke through the door and into the room.
Animal control was called to deal with the dog, who decided to leave the animal alone in the home overnight in the hopes it would settle down, Wrigglesworth says.
The woman was treated for injuries to her arm.
No word on what will happen to the dog.
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