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UPDATE: Dog That Attacked 8-Year-Old Girl Deemed Dangerous By SCRAPS

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Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) has concluded their investigation into a recent attacked involving two dogs and has deemed one of the dogs named “Girl” a dangerous dog and the other dog named “Demon” a potentially dangerous dog. Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) has concluded their investigation into a recent attacked involving two dogs and has deemed one of the dogs named “Girl” a dangerous dog and the other dog named “Demon” a potentially dangerous dog.
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