Bear Kills Dog At Avon Home

A cocker spaniel tied up at a home on Stonefield Road in Avon was killed in an encounter with a large bear late Friday morning.  Avon Police and Department of Environmental Protection Conservation Police called to the scene say the mother bear had two cubs with her.

The cubs climbed a tree,  Plans were to tranquilize, collar and tag the mother,  and remove both mother and cubs from the scene.

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