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Portland Couple Takes 'Dangerous Dogs' Cases To Court


Dewbie, a pit bull belonging to a homeless woman, is in security quarters at Multnomah County Animal Services. A case to determine his fate is before the Oregon Court of Appeals.

Dewbie, a pit bull belonging to a homeless woman, is in security quarters at Multnomah County Animal Services. A case to determine his fate is before the Oregon Court of Appeals.

Vikesh Kapoor/Willamette Week

Some dogs are deemed so dangerous that they are ordered by the courts to be euthanized. A Portland couple thinks that’s wrong, and they’re taking the dogs’ cases to court.

Anna Walters, a contributor for Willamette Week,  joins us to share their story.

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