August 14, 2019
Public Information Unit, 303-441-1500
Injured dog rescued
Dog fell down a talus slope while chasing a squirrel
Boulder County, Colo. - At approximately 3:15 pm, Open Space and Mountain Parks Rangers and Boulder County Emergency Services responded to an area east of the Royal Arch Trail for a dog rescue. A hiker was walking her dog off leash when it chased a squirrel and ended up falling down a talus slope (rockslide) area and sustained non-life threatening injuries. Rescuers were able to evacuate the dog successfully back to the trail where it was able to walk out on it's own along with it's owner.
The associated Boulder County Sheriff's Office case number is: #19-4697
/s/ Sgt. Chris Fiegel