The incident occurred at 5:12 p.m. on June 27 in the 17300 block of Bear Lake Drive in the Cold Springs area. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office confirmed with the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office that formal identifications and next of kin notifications have been made.
The male dog has been quarantined in a safe and healthy environment in accordance with the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures.
The cause of death is still under investigation and will be determined by the Medical Examiner’s Office. Additional information will be released as the investigation unfolds.