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Woodside resident scares off mountain lion attacking her dog on Wednesday night

Original post made on Mar 18, 2021

A mountain lion attacking a dog in Woodside Wednesday night was scared off by the dog's owner, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Contrary to previous information released by the county, the dog survived.

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Posted by casey
a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Mar 18, 2021 at 2:25 pm

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Your photo caption and headline said the dog was killed. The story indicates the dog is expected to make a full recovery. Which is it?


Posted by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer
a resident of another community
on Mar 18, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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@casey updated! An earlier version of the story, based on an earlier county news alert, said the dog had died.


Posted by Notes
a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Mar 18, 2021 at 2:43 pm

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I'm very glad the dog is going to be ok, but this really can't be too unexpected given how close the area is to Huddart Park, and the time of day. As well, a 6 foot fence is nothing to a big cat---no need to climb. They just jump it, very easily. A bobcat can do that.


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