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PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota lawmakers are taking a look at a measure that would make aggravated cruelty to dogs, cats and horses a felony.


The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee plans to hold a hearing on the bill Tuesday.

Animal rights groups have said South Dakota and North Dakota are the only states without felony penalties for animal mistreatment.

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