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Neighbors on alert after pets are nearly poisoned

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They are taking what they found to get tested Friday to find out exactly what's inside this mixture. They are taking what they found to get tested Friday to find out exactly what's inside this mixture.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A north Spokane neighborhood is on high alert after finding something in their yards that could poison their canines.

They say this is happening near Wellesley and Stevens and they believe someone is throwing these things that look like tennis balls at a quick glance into neighbor’s yards. That’s why Amy Allinger is being more careful when her dogs, Miko and Piper, play outside.

“She's my tennis ball girl and she's curious so that could definitely get into her tummy for her,” Allinger says.

She says there’s fertilizer in it that can make pets sick. 

“My neighbor just found two in her yard this morning,” Allinger says.

Allinger is worried for the kids in the neighborhood too.

“It makes me really concerned,” she says. “This is the neighborhood that I'm raising my daughter and she'll be walking before I know it. I would hate to have her pick something up in the yard and accidentally put it in her mouth.”

SCRAPS says they haven't gotten any reports of this yet. But Allinger hopes people will be on the lookout. They are taking what they found to get tested Friday to find out exactly what's inside this mixture.

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