The Mystery Box
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The Mystery Box

Why Do Dogs Kill Themselves at the Overtoun Bridge?

The mystery of the 600+ dogs that jumped off Scotland’s “suicide bridge”

The Overtoun Bridge | Photographed by John Gunion | The Sun Glasgow

In 2015, Alice Trevorrow was walking with her 3-year-old springer spaniel, Cassie, on the Overtoun Bridge near Dumbarton, Scotland.

Out of the blue, Cassie became agitated, ran, and jumped off the bridge. The fall was 50 feet.

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Martina Petkova

Martina Petkova

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In my Medium writing, I explore the human psyche, mental health, & the signs and causes of abuse and racism.