https://fox13now.com/2019/01/11/utah-sheriff-investigating-after-dog-found-missing-from-kennel-blood-everywhere/The Millard County Sheriff is investigating a malicious dog attack that took place in Deseret, just south of Delta.
Jim Dutson said he was watching his sister-in-law's dog, Bear, while she and her husband were in Arizona on business. When he went over to his sister-in-law's house Thursday morning to feed Bear and let her out to run, he immediately knew something was wrong.
“When I got there, she wasn't there but right there where the gate opens was a fairly good size pile of blood,” said Dutson.
He immediately called the Millard County Sheriff.
“I couldn't see how she'd be alive and there be that much blood. I couldn’t see of any way for her to have hurt herself in her kennel. I saw no stray wires. No nothing,” said Dutson.
The sheriff found tire tracks leading up to the kennel but couldn't find Bear.
“Somebody for some reason had to have had a vendetta against them [the family] though I can't imagine it because they're both just nice people,” said Dutson.
Dutson says his sister-in-law got Bear two years ago as a puppy after another suspicious incident.
“They had a dog that was stolen about two years ago. It just disappeared out of their yard, but they lived in another part of the valley at the time. I don't know that it's related in any way, but to me, it’s just weird,” said Dutson.
“Horrifying. Traumatic. It’s just unbelievable,” said Dutson.