February 24, 2021


We know our pets

Puppy however roaming the streets in Oklahoma group following mauling teen

YUKON, Okla. (KFOR) – A metro mother suggests her 15-year-outdated son was approximately killed after a pet attack in Yukon.  

“No kid really should have to fight for his everyday living,” claimed Tamara Doonkeen.  

Doonkeen’s son, John, was going for walks with a team of friends on Monday afternoon near Vandament and Cornwell when a pet dog approached the team.  

“Just executing standard teenager stuff and a puppy arrived out of nowhere,” she claimed.

Doonkeen claims the pet very first went for two teenager girls in the team, but her son stepped in, distracting the pet so they could run to protection.  

“It had locked on to his face and he remembered obtaining to seize a collar,” she stated.

John was rushed to OU Children’s Healthcare facility, where by he underwent hours of reconstructive surgical treatment on his encounter.  

Tamara Doonkeen’s son John.

“It was horrifying. If it would have received his throat, I’m assured that he wouldn’t have made it. It is over and above traumatic. I signify he seems to be disfigured. It’s unhappy, but I’m glad he’s alive,” mentioned his mother.  

Meanwhile, the canine is nevertheless on the free. The spouse and children claims they don’t know where by the pet dog came from or who owns it.

Their only clue is a basic description that John can don’t forget. He claims it was a massive puppy, dark in shade with a green or a blue collar.  

Yukon law enforcement and animal welfare were named, but without the need of an owner, they have practically almost nothing to go on.

“Somebody has obtained to know this canine. Any person has acquired to have found this puppy before,” mentioned Doonkeen.  

John’s mother vows not to cease hunting until finally the pet dog is discovered.  

“We’ve gotta discover the dog right before it occurs once more,” claimed Doonkeen.

If you believe you know the place the doggy is or who it belongs to, get in touch with Yukon law enforcement or animal welfare.