U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service continues to investigate numerous poisoning cases in Northern Wisconsin

Investigators are now urging the public to be aware of where they are walking their dogs along roadways in these counties.

MONDAY 3/9/2020 8:52 a.m. According to We are GreenBay.com news source The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service continues to investigate numerous poisoning cases in Northern Wisconsin.

Photo of poison bait in Northern Wisconsin

Investigators say they have found dead raptors, coyotes, weasels, raccoons, and wolves that have tested positive for the presence of dangerous toxic substances as the cause of death.

If you find anything suspicious on a walking trail steer clear and notify authorities right away.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials report that the dogs became severely ill almost immediately after ingestion, with death following shortly after.

Investigators are now urging the public to be aware of where they are walking their dogs along roadways in these counties.

Anyone with information or a tip is asked to contact the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Violation Hotline by calling or texting 1-800-TIP-WDNR or 1-800-847-9367. You also may report online at the WDNR website. The hotline is in operation24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Trained staff relay information to conservation wardens.

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