May 20, 2013 Peoria Discusses ways to limit dog attacks

Peoria - Peoria has created a city task force to consider measures to limit dog attacks.

The police chief testified that pit bulls pose problems for police.  Of the 332 reported dog bites reported in Peoria county last year, 102 were due to pit bulls (30%).  One third of dogs the shelter receives each year are pit bulls.  Pit bulls are the second most licensed dog in the county after labs.

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