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Pet dog chases off three bears


A Wyckoff family letting their dog out this morning were in for quite a surprise when their puppy came within 15 feet of three bears.

The trio – apparently a mother bear and two cubs -- were spotted near Eder Avenue, just off Route 208, were reported by a residents this morning, police said.

Pawlee -- an 8-month-old, 15-pound Cockapoo -- showed no fear this morning charging at the three bears around 8:30 a.m., Osiason said.