TROUTDALE — A family's dog is left with three legs after she was attacked by a bear last week within 500 feet of a popular playground where children were playing.
Scarlett McGrady of Troutdale said it happened last Friday.
McGrady was in Galax around 4 p.m. on Oct. 3 and called her house to tell her children she would be late getting home from work.
“My daughter, Cheyenne answered the phone telling me that something had just happened to Xenia [the family's Siberian Husky] at the playground and she was bleeding,” she said.
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