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DeLand Animal Control captures cat-killing dogs
posted Apr 13, 2013 - 7:01:16am
The DeLand Police Department has two remorseful criminals in custody, and a DeLand neighborhood is breathing a sigh of relief.
Two mixed-breed dogs that terrorized North DeLand for two months were captured by DeLand Animal Control the morning of April 8.
Officers surrounded a vacant house on North Kentucky Avenue, where the dogs had been living in a crawl space that was too small for a person to access. Police closed off all means of escape from the cramped space except one, and blocked that exit with a cage to trap the dogs when they came out.
DeLand Animal Control had been pursuing the canines since February, after the dogs wiped out the duck colony living in Painter's Pond Park in Downtown DeLand, and began killing people's pet cats.
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