Close banner

Support Outside Online

Love Outside?

Help fund our award-winning journalism with a contribution today.

Contribute to Outside

Dog Shoots Owner

Man hospitalized as dog steps on shotgun

A hunter in Utah took 27 birdshot pellets to the buttocks on Wednesday when his dog stepped on his shotgun. The man, 46, left the gun on the bow of his boat while duck hunting with a friend. He was standing 10 feet from the boat when gun discharged but is recovering with only minor injuries.

Read more at the Associated Press

Support Outside Online

Our mission to inspire readers to get outside has never been more critical. In recent years, Outside Online has reported on groundbreaking research linking time in nature to improved mental and physical health, and we’ve kept you informed about the unprecedented threats to America’s public lands. Our rigorous coverage helps spark important debates about wellness and travel and adventure, and it provides readers an accessible gateway to new outdoor passions. Time outside is essential—and we can help you make the most of it. Making a financial contribution to Outside Online only takes a few minutes and will ensure we can continue supplying the trailblazing, informative journalism that readers like you depend on. We hope you’ll support us. Thank you.

Contribute to Outside
Filed To: News