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Small dog expected to make full recovery after cougar attack

PORTLAND, O.R. (KOIN-TV) - A small dog was attacked a cougar early Thursday morning in Oregon.

Portland Police say a woman reported that her small dog was attacked by a cougar in her yard around 3 a.m.

The dog had two small wounds and was taken to a vet. Her owner, Misty, said that Sophia the dog was scarred but is expected to make a full recovery. 

The cougar was last seen heading towards Powell Boulevard. Officers searched the area but haven't found the cougar. 

This is the second reporting of a cougar sighting this week. On Monday, another person reported seeing a cougar in the same area. Officers searched but could not find the cougar. 


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