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Mayor: Investigation launched into alleged dog mauling in Mount Vernon

Officials say both the complainant and dog owner are awaiting court proceedings.

News 12 Staff

Mar 30, 2023, 12:24 AM

Updated 419 days ago

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Mount Vernon officials are reminding residents to be responsible pet owners while investigators look into an alleged dangerous dog in the city.
Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard says she's aware of an alleged dog mauling on March 14. The Westchester County Department of Health has also been notified.
Officials say both the complainant and dog owner are awaiting court proceedings.
To foster a safe environment, the city urges pet owners to make sure their pets are leashed and trained.


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