The Enterprise — Marcello Iaia

“I had no recourse; the duck was in its mouth,” said Michele Salerno of shooting a collie that killed his duck; he is holding the frozen carcass. He said he will bury the duck when the ground thaws. A general contractor, Salerno has mourned the death of many of his lost pets, he said; they also provide income, which has been curtailed when, over the years, dogs have attacked and killed many of the birds, some of them rare and exotic breeds.