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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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SPOKANE, Wash. - The dog that attacked an 8-year-old last week in north Spokane has been deemed dangerous by SCRAPS. 

"Girl," the brown pitbull that attacked the little girl and two other people trying to help her, was deemed as a dangerous dog, while the other dog involved in the attack, a black lab/pitbull mix named "Demon" was deemed as a potentially dangerous dog. The owner has signed an owner release for "Girl," but both dogs are currently in the custody of SCRAPS. "Girl" will be put to sleep, and "Demon" will be returned after a 10 day waiting period. 

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