Recreation Sites and Trails BC is warning residents and visitors to keep pets on leash in the Cranbrook Community Forest, or avoid the area altogether, after two dogs died recently from ingesting a poisonous substance.
Warning signs have been posted at multiple access points to the community forest.
The two dogs were observed eating a white fatty-like substance. Local RCMP are investigating the incidents.
Pet owners should keep an eye out for the white substance and to report any further instances to local RCMP, or the Province’s RAPP line at 1 877 952-7277 (RAPP), or online at: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/cos/rapp/form.htm#
Recreation Sites and Trails BC: http://www.sitesandtrailsbc.ca/default.aspx
Cranbrook Community Forest interpretative trail network/day-use facilities: http://www.sitesandtrailsbc.ca/search/search-result.aspx?site=REC6476&type=Site