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Jun. 17, 2013 @ 11:30 PM

Services didn't help after dog attack

I live on Washington Boulevard. I was attacked by a group of six dogs in my own back yard on Tuesday, May 21. These six dogs are from the same family living behind me. Their back yard touches my back yard with only a cheap wooden fence between our yards. There is no alley between our houses.

As I went to my side yard vegetable garden, the six dogs began barking fiercely at me, even though I am there in my garden every day. The huge boxer leaped at the fence and broke it down, and began chasing me. All the other dogs followed. Fortunately, I reached our tool shed and slammed the door shut. They jumped at the door barking fiercely at once.

I've never been so scared. Fortunately, the pack then ran off, barking at everything.

I called 9-1-1. The woman there said she would alert the animal control for action. I never heard anything from the police or animal control service, from the 9-1-1 call!

If this is an example of our 9-1-1 service, we are in trouble.

Thank you for listening.

Judy Browning

Huntington

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