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Councils are being challenged by issues surrounding dangerous dogs and dog attacks

The vexed issue of how to deal with dangerous dogs or dog attacks is challenging the legal, financial and policy capacity of local councils.

Richmond resident Warwick Manderson believes some councils are struggling to cope after he was involved in a dog attack. 396 more words

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City takes stricter stance on animal control

RAYMONDVILLE — City commissioners Tuesday passed a law requiring dog and cat owners to take “care and control” of their pets and raising fees to keep strays in the city’s animal shelter. 374 more words

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Council gets an earful on dog ordinance changes

Judith Goldman, a canine behavioral consultant and Gloucester resident, made the case for giving dogs the chance to get proper exercise without being leashed.

“We know that dogs need to socialize with people and other dogs,” said Goldman, suggesting that city officials considering changes in Gloucester’s dog ordinance should require hard statistics rather than anecdotal evident when it came to alleged attacks from illegally unleashed dogs on city beaches. 1,097 more words

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Child mauled by dog in Essex

ESSEX, Md. —A child mauled by a dog Tuesday in Essex sustained serious injuries, Baltimore County police said.

Police said it happened in the unit block of Barnacle Court just before 4:30 p.m. 101 more words

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Dog bite victim accuses Moreton Bay Regional Council of being ‘toothless’ when it comes to stopping dog attacks.

A DOG owner has called Moreton Bay Regional Council “toothless”, fearing it will take the death of a child before more protection against dog attacks is given. 438 more words

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Why police can't act over dog attack on private property in Redfield.

THIS is the face of child after she was savaged by a dog in the garden of a family friend. Little Amaia Hawker needed 16 stitches – but the police are powerless to act. 466 more words

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Police officer attacked by dog.

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis police officer has been released from the hospital after he was attacked by a dog.

Investigators say the officer was responding to a call in the 4700 block of Ashland Court when a pit bull bit him twice, once on the arm and once on the hand. 29 more words

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