In response to the shooting death of a dog earlier this month by Oakland policemen responding to a call, five months after officers shot a baby deer, the East Bay SPCA will train the department in how to handle encounters with pets and wildlife.

KQED correspondant Mina Kim recently interviewed Allison Lindquist, executive director of the East Bay SPCA, about the training, which begins in November. Here is the complete interview, below:

Allison Lindquist, East Bay SPCA:
[audio:http://ww2.kqed.org/news/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2010/10/SPCA-Interview.mp3]

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Jon Brooks is the host and editor for KQED's daily health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED News Fix.

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