Sheriff: Boy cited for shooting dog with arrow

SISTERS, Ore. (AP) — A 2-year-old dog named Stewie ran off from his owners' home in Sisters and returned Sunday with an arrow in his thigh.

Auto repairman Terry Rollins tells The Bulletin newspaper of Bend that Stewie had $2,000 worth of surgery and other treatment and is lucky the arrow didn't hit his heart. It left scratches on his belly. The surgery took 3 ½ hours.

Stewie is a Pekingese-dachshund mix. He was well enough Tuesday to resume going to the shop with his owner.

The Deschutes County sheriff's office said a juvenile boy had been cited for animal abuse, and the case has been sent to the prosecutor's office.

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Information from: The Bulletin

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