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Clackamas County Sheriff's Office seeks assistance to find owner of stranded dog

Canine was rescued from an embankment on the Clackamas River near Barton Park


CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Members of the Clackamas County Sheriff's office are asking the public's assistance in locating the owners of a dog who was rescued on Sunday, May 8 from an embankment on the Clackamas River. The dog is an older male large build, possibly a rottweiler and blue heeler mixThe Clackamas County Sheriff's Office and Clackamas County Dog Services are asking the public's help in locating the owner of a dog that was rescued from a cliff on the Clackamas River.

Around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8, members of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol climbed an embankment along the river to rescue the dog. The animal had gotten stuck about 30 feet down the 100-foot tall cliff located about one mile downriver from Barton Park.

After bringing the dog to safety, the Sheriff's office checked with residents along Southeast Highway 224 between Carver and Barton Park but were unable to locate the owner. The dog is is an older male, large build, possibly a rottweiler and blue heeler mix with no collar. He is currently being housed in the Clackamas County Dog Shelter.

The Sheriff's Office asks that anyone who knows the dog or his owners to contact Clackamas County Dog Services at 503-655-8628 or the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office at 503-785-5000 and refer to case number 16-12413