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Snickers, the service dog, exempt from Aurelia’s Pit Bull ban

Photo: Animal Farm Foundation

Aurelia, Iowa has a Pit Bull ban, like many other jurisdictions across the country.  Not too long ago, it came to the city’s attention that Snickers, a registered service dog who lives with retired Chicago police officer James Sak, is a Pit Bull, Lab, and Boxer mix.  Snickers assists Sak after the man had a stroke in 2008.

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