GREEN BAY (WLUK) – The dog responsible for biting a child in May, and suspected by Green Bay police of being a hybrid wolf-dog mix, no sooner got cleared by police when it attacked again.
FOX 11 reporter Ben Krumholz had just finished interviewing Brian Schoen, the dog’s owner, giving him an opportunity to defend himself against recent publicity. All three of his dogs were determined not to be wolf hybrids. Green Bay police Monday decided to dismiss a citation issued to Schoen for having an exotic animal.
“Working with the DNR they were able to test the DNA of the dog, that bit the victim on May 17th and conclude the dog was not a wolf hybrid,” said Green Bay Police Captain Kevin Warych.
Prior to the second attack on our reporter, Schoen said he was relieved.
“You know now this can lay to rest, because I’ve been paying tickets for having an exotic animal. I don’t have one you know, so kind of relieved,” said Schoen.
Schoen maintains his dogs are a Husky-Shepard mix. And says the dog bite last month on a 5-year-old in his home, by his dog named Hudson, was a freak accident.
“My gramma brought her grandson in and all them together, there’s five of us all together there, and you know pushed to get in…