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L.A. County officials approve $25,000 reward in dog burning attacks

L.A. County officials approve $25,000 reward in dog burning attacks

The malicious burning of dogs, mostly in Lancaster, has prompted Los Angeles County to offer a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture and conviction of the culprits. Most of the dogs targeted in the attacks have been pit bulls, but a golden retriever was also injured. The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich’s motion for the reward in connection with at least seven attacks since July on dogs in both L.A. and Kern counties. Dogs have been found with long burns on their back. Authorities believe they may be caused by a caustic chemical. Two of the dogs were so severely injured that they were euthanized. The similar injuries and...

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