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:


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix.  He also writes about film for KQED Arts.

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