Oregon-AP) July 18, 2003
Dog owners in Portland, Oregon are on edge -- after the apparent
poisonings of some dogs in the city. Click
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have died and eight others are sick, reportedly from eating poisoned
sausage left in a local park. Veterinarians say autopsies indicate
someone is lacing the meat with a herbicide.
began shortly after the media reported fresh tensions surrounding
the issue of keeping dogs on leashes in city parks.
fear the culprit is someone who got sniffed one time too many
by an unleashed pet -- and decided to take revenge. They're packing
fund-raisers around the city to contribute to a reward for information
leading to an arrest.
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