Jefferson Exchange | July 21, 2014 | 8:00
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Mon July 21, 2014

Medford Considers Dog (Owner) Sanctions

An American Pit Bull Terrier.
An American Pit Bull Terrier.
Credit Wikimedia

Just because the Medford City Council backed down from a dog fight does not mean it's done with dog issues. 

The council chose not to enact a ban on certain aggressive dog breeds earlier this year, after hearing a fair amount of barking (sorry) from dog owners. 

But issues with dogs remain in town. 

And in a "it's the deed, not the breed" approach, the council is considering moves to provide heavy penalties for dogs and owners involved in multiple biting incidents.  
 

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