PORTLAND, Ore. (Portland Tribune) – The owners of a llama in Warren that was attacked last year by a Portland Police Bureau dog say the animal died Feb. 25.

Yvonne Pea — who described the llama, Oreo, as a member of her family after the July 2022 dog attack — said Oreo likely died of hypothermia during February’s cold snap, which saw several inches of snow fall in Columbia County.

Stitch, a Portland Police Bureau K-9 who lives with his police handler in Warren, got loose and attacked the llama last summer, biting and injuring Oreo.

Columbia County commissioners voted 2-1 in September 2022 to allow Stitch to continue living with her handler, Chris Verbout.

Now, the Peas are considering legal action against Columbia County and the Portland Police Bureau.

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