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A Maine man was forced to use a bread knife to kill a rabid raccoon that attacked his beloved dog.
Charlie Weidman discovered his family's dog, Zeke, going head-to-head with the raccoon on February 21.
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Weidman, a volunteer firefighter and diver, said his daughter ran into their home saying that their 10-year-old dog was fighting with another animal.
'The dog had the raccoon by the belly and the raccoon had the dog by the face,' Weidman told the Bangor Daily News.
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Weidman said one of his daughters succeeded in kicking the raccoon of their dog's face, separating the two animals.
In order to save his beloved wire-haired mixed breed pup, he used a dull 10-inch bread knife to slit the raccoon's throat.
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Weidman told the Daily News that he put one foot on the raccoon's head and his other foot on the raccoon's chest.
He then reached for the knife he keeps on his belt but it wasn't...
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