This post is part of an ongoing series which illustrates how Dangerous Dog Laws (DDL) have failed to protect our animal companions and to protect public safety.
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August 5, 2011: Deuce escapes his backyard and attacks a small beagle, who survives with wounds to the face, ear, and legs. Delarosa is cited for nuisance animal and dog at large.
August 9, 2011: Deuce attacks 12-year old Atticus, as he is walking with his owner. Deuce placed on home quarantine.
August 10, 2011: Deuce placed on quarantine at Weld County Humane Society; Delarosa cited for animal at large and vicious animal.
August 21, 2011: Deuce released to Delarosa, pending municipal court.
August ??, 2011: Delarosa moves to a new address.
Aug 29, 2011: Deuce jumps a fence into a backyard, then hurdles a second fence into the dog run of Chief, a six-year old German Shepherd. Chief sustained wounds to his chest, front legs, and rear thigh before Chief's owner shoots Deuce.
Evans Municipal Code, Chap 6.04, Section 180 (Vicious Animals)
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