Dog shot and injured in Hopedale, RCMP seeks public’s assistance

September 9, 2021
Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release


This dog was shot and injured in Hopedale on August 20, 2021.

Hopedale RCMP is seeking the public's assistance as they continue to investigate a report of a dog that was shot in the community on August 20, 2021.

The animal had broken free from its lead and later returned home with a noticeable injury. The dog was transported to a veterinary clinic in Happy Valley-Goose Bay for medical treatment where it was confirmed that it had been shot with a rifle.

The investigation is continuing.

Anyone having information about this incident is asked to contact Hopedale RCMP at 709-933-3820 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at, or by downloading the free and secure mobile app. Search the App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.


Contact information

Corporal Jolene Garland
Media Relations Officer

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