A third deer killed in a month by a dog in the Forêt de Soignes: “It’s the worst place to let go of your dog, people don’t realize”

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On Thursday January 6, walkers witnessed a scene which ended badly in the Sonian Forest in La Hulpe. “I wasn’t very far when they told me that they had seen a dog injure a deer. Other people also heard barking. When I arrived on the scene, I found the dead deer slaughtered on the path, ”says Nicolas Bronchain, forest ranger at the Forêt de Soignes on the Walloon side.

Often times, dogs attack the throat, hindquarters or genitals.

➜Even if the dog is “nice” as the owner assures it, the deer identifies the canine as a threat.

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➜ “People don’t realize how dangerous dogs are for wildlife. “ Find out why here.

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