Bear Attacks Woman in Chase of Family Dog

The mother bear was euthanized after biting Sharon Flannery in her Connecticut home.
1:36 | 05/30/13

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My daughter goes there's a car and I open the door are you can hear this -- -- -- that was not a dog or cat in the dog. Came running from the neighbor's yard into the house. And then the tiller had been flung open and the next thing you know there's a there. -- PR 8200 pound black bear was charging out of the woods that your Flannery and it was chasing Maggie the family dog. -- scooped up the dog but it was too late the bear was already half -- insider house I didn't know what to do psychic debt. And I yelled and screamed again and in the bear went running off into the backyard -- -- -- you know closed the door don't like. And then I realized that I was leaning so I looked down and I have those. You know bear bite or puncture wounds so my son -- to immediate medical. They called 911 in west -- police animal control and -- agents found the mother and her two cubs up in a tree. They tranquilizer all three animals the mother bear -- attacked the human had to be euthanized to be tested for rabies. The two other cubs will live so they'll be re released into the wild hopefully and a location where they won't be any trouble to anyone. The -- -- right here Maggie. Survived unharmed no scratches no wounds from -- -- did suffer abide on the leg she says in the end it all worked out her dog is safe. She ended up safe and had a -- family photo around the bear it could've been so much for us and. Yeah it was definitely the scariest moments of my life but added -- and and define for us anyway.

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