A three-legged dog story leads to a proposed law change in West Carrollton

A three-legged dog story leads to a proposed law change in West Carrollton

A West Carrollton family whose dog was nearly beaten to death by a neighbor? Two dogs took their story to the mayors, who are now revamping the dangerous dog ordinance.

WEST CARROLLTON - The West Carrollton family, whose dog's two dogs were nearly killed, took their story to city leaders, who are now redefining the organization's dangerous dog.

The Helm family didn't know that their little dog Tobie was recovering so well. In August, he was attacked in his own backyard and had to amputate one of his legs. & Nbsp;

Now the dog must kill another dog in order to be declared a dangerous dog. But the new law would also cover dogs that seriously injure or injure another dog. The owners involved go to court and the judge decides whether the dog is dangerous, vicious or distracting.

If deemed unsafe, the county auditor will issue a certificate, but the dog owner must provide liability insurance and insurance before being certified. Also, the family should get a special dog tag and follow the restrictions.

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