Bear Dog Meets Grizzly

Bear Dog Meets Grizzly
A female grizzly bear is sedated and fitted with a radio tracking collar after capture for raiding garbage cans in northeastern Flathead Valley.While the bear is still sedated, Karelian bear dog "Usko" is introduced to her. Karelian bear dogs are sometimes used by FWP to assist in various aspects of grizzly conflict mangement and have proven to be a valuable tool to bear managers.