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Court may decide fate of Menlo Park pit bull

Original post made on Mar 11, 2010

A Menlo Park woman is invoking the U.S. Constitution and state law in contesting a San Mateo County official's ruling that her pit bull be euthanized.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 6:27 PM

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Posted by neighbor
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:34 pm

why should the dog pay with it's life for the owner's violation of the rules?
that's just cruel. what about a fine.

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Posted by near neighbor
a resident of another community
on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:54 pm

So how many people does this animal have to chase and/or attack before it can be euthanized? Do we need to wait until a child/adult is maimed or killed? Time for a reality check. It's a dog for goodness sakes! The constitution was written for human beings! Might sound cruel, but it's a fact!

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Posted by Crazy
a resident of Atherton: other
on Mar 14, 2010 at 1:51 am

The Humane Society in SM County is crazy and worthless. They feel killing dogs is the answer to everything no questions asked regardless of anything.

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Posted by PHS flaunts that no one can touch them
a resident of another community
on Apr 21, 2010 at 3:28 pm

The behavior of this "Humane" Society is deplorable. They give conflicting statements, get a laugh from distressed animal owners' pleas and challenge anyone to try to get to them.
As a private non-profit group, I believe their purpose should be audited and their standing as a non-profit community-serving organization be revoked.

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