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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

Comments (4)

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.

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!

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.

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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