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April Boyd plays with her four month old pit bull puppy Buddy Wednesday in Mitchell. Boyd adopted Buddy after one of his previous owners cut off his ears with a pair of scissors. Rudy Garcia has been charged with misdemeanor inhumane treatment against an animal charge in connection with the July 11 incident. (Laura Wehde/Republic Photo)

Woman circulating petition to change state's cruelty law

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A Mitchell woman is circulating an informal petition, calling for the state's animal cruelty law penalty to be changed from a misdemeanor to a felony.


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