Oregon police dog struck by over 200 porcupine quills during search, deputies say

Oregonian - 04-23

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An Oregon police dog was struck by over 200 porcupine quills while tracking a wanted man Saturday, deputies say. K-9 Odin of the Coos County Sheriff’s Office was rushed to an animal hospital, where he was sedated and treated for more than two hours, according to the sheriff’s office. Several of the quills went inside Odin’s mouth, deputies said, and two hit near his left eye.