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posted: 2/5/2014 4:49 PM

Mount Prospect giving vicious dogs a shot at probation

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  • Mount Prospect trustees passed a measure Tuesday that would, under some circumstances, allow the village's animal control official to vacate a "vicious" animal finding against a resident's dog. Under current regulations, any dog found to be vicious must be muzzled whenever outside its home or enclosure.

      Mount Prospect trustees passed a measure Tuesday that would, under some circumstances, allow the village's animal control official to vacate a "vicious" animal finding against a resident's dog. Under current regulations, any dog found to be vicious must be muzzled whenever outside its home or enclosure.
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Dogs deemed vicious by mount prospect will have the opportunity for a second chance under a change in village regulations approved by trustees this week. "we have got some people who are looking to get their dog out of jail," village manager michael janonis said.

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