From Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
On August 1, at around 11:00 AM, Seal Rock Fire, Central Coast Fire and Rescue and PacWest Ambulance were dispatched to a medical emergency in Ona Beach State Park. The report indicated a man and his riding partner were chased by a dog while riding their mules on the beach. The man sustained serious injuries from a fall into the surf when his mule was spooked by the dog. The dog continued chasing the mule until the owner of the dog regained control of it.
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Animal Service deputies were called on August 5th and began an investigation.
The Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify the owner of the dog involved in this incident. Witness reports described the dog owner as a white female adult in her 50’s with blond curly hair. The dog was described as an adult black Labrador Retriever wearing a chain collar. If you have any information regarding this incident please call the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office dispatch center at (541) 265-4231 and ask to speak with an Animal Service deputy.