Dog rescued from Sleeping Giant State Park following snake bite

HAMDEN, CT – A dog was rescued from a state park in Connecticut after it was bitten by a copperhead snake, according to animal control.

At the time of the rescue on Wednesday, the dog’s owner believed the pet suffered a leg injury at Sleeping Giant State Park.

The dog had to be carried to safety on a stretcher down treacherous terrain by firefighters, Hamden Animal Control officers, a Good Samaritan, and its owner.


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