Shortly after the incident, the Praters established a $700 reward for information leading to the identification and conviction of whoever is responsible for Rosie's death.
The Praters placed Rosie in their garage under her favorite blue blanket before calling for a sheriff's deputy at about 4 p.
That's what Creswell residents are asking after the Prater family's 3-year-old female boxer was gunned down in broad daylight a week and a half ago as 8-year-old Ben Prater played close by.
21 near the Prater family's home, which is just a stone's throw from Creswell High School.
It was a beautiful afternoon," said Ben's mother, Shannon Prater, "and then someone just shoots our dog dead in the chest.
Randy Prater, Ben's father, also has been handing out fliers requesting information about the shooting.
Randy Prater ran outside and watched his dog, bleeding from the chest, fall over in his neighbor's yard.
Randy Prater said the deputy recorded some statements, knocked on some doors, and told the family to call with any new information.