ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 11, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Galveston, Texas: Charles Murphy) Controversy over city official's recommendation that dog owners surgically debark their dogs featured; details given, scenes shown. Dachshund breeder Martha Fuller's policy of surgically debarking dogs noted. [WOMAN - resents noise.] [FULLER - defs. procedure.] [Animal control supervisor Ezra ADAMS - agrees.] Criticism of Dr. Don. Ross' procedure noted. [PEOPLE, Humane Society spokesperson Patricia DAVIS - oppose idea.] [Dr. Gene GIGGLEMAN - considers debarking unnecessary.] [Judge Ted ALLMOND - doesn't believe procedure will solve problem.]
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