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Letter to the editor: Help keep dangerous dogs in check

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To the editor,

There’s a myth we often hear at the postal service: “Don’t worry — my dog won’t bite.”

Dog attacks are a nationwide issue and not just a postal problem. Any dog can bite, and all attacks are preventable through responsible pet ownership.

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Nationwide, 5,581 postal employees were attacked last year. Yet of the 4.5 million Americans bitten by dogs annually, half are children according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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