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Dog walker has wolf encounter at Alaska recreation area


January 18, 2018

DOUGLAS, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska man says his dog came nose-to-nose with a wolf while they were walking at a Douglas park.

The incident happened last Saturday while Peter Fellman and his wife, Jane Pierson, were walking their two dogs in Savikko Park, also referred to as Sandy Beach. Neither Fellman, his wife nor their dogs were harmed in the encounter, the Juneau Empire reported .

Fellman said his dog Bingo’s benign nature allowed the group to remain unharmed.

The couple was on their way to a dinner at a friend’s house when they decided to stop by Sandy Beach to get their dogs some q...

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