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Manchester Pit Bulls Euthanized After Tolland Attack

Tolland Animal Control made the decision after completing its investigation into the Aug. 28 pit bull attack at Del-Aire Campground.

Two dogs that hailed from Manchester were euthanized Friday after Tolland Animal Control wrapped up its investigation of that occurred at Del-Aire Campground on Aug. 28.

According to a press release sent to Tolland Patch, a second dog present during the attack was secured with the first after getting a statement from the victim, Victoria Brocuglio, who suffered serious bite wounds to her arms and face.

After the investigation was completed, it was determined that both dogs were to be euthanized, the release said. Officials met with the owners, who both signed disposal orders, according to the release.

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Gizmo September 08, 2012 at 09:15 PM
Why was the second dog euthanized? Was he/she participating in the attack as well? Or just guily by association?
David Moran September 08, 2012 at 11:18 PM
Jen, the press release was extremely limited. All it said was that two of the dogs were euthanized based on a statement from the victim. The initial story only cited one dog as responsible for the attack, though.
James Bond September 09, 2012 at 11:13 AM
Were they off lead, and what about the owner of these dogs?

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