Did a wolf dog bite FP woman?

  • [photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]

    [photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]

—By Patric Hedlund, TME, with added reporting by Gary Meyer, TME

At about 8:45 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, Kern County dispatchers sent a deputy to Hale Trail and Grant Trail in Frazier Park for a “wolf attack.” Kern County Sheriff’s deputy Gabriel Gonzales said an adult female reported that she had been bitten by a wolf.

The woman was transported to a hospital by Hall Ambulance Service. The wolf (or wolf-dog hybrid) reportedly lives at a home occupied by Eric Futrell, across the street from the victim’s home on Hale Trail. Futrell posted on a public Facebook page in December that a new litter of what he calls “my wolves” and have been described as “wolf dogs” had been born to one of his…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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Firefighter EMTs and a Hall Ambulance Service paramedic replied to a “wolf attack” dispatch January 3, 2020 at Hale and Grant Trails in Frazier Park.

December 26, 2019 Facebook post by Eric Futrell, who lives across the street from the house shown at left.

He is announcing a new litter of puppies and in an earlier post referred to them as “my wolves.”

From 2016 Facebook post by Eric Futrell, showing what were often referred to as wolf dog pups.

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