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Woman Suing Will County Humane Society Says Dog Bite Left Her Sick, Sore & Lame

The woman was bitten by a "vicious" dog at the Shorewood shelter, according to a lawsuit.

Teeth. Credit: Joseph Hosey
Teeth. Credit: Joseph Hosey
A woman claiming she was bitten by a dog at the Will County Humane Society has sued the Shorewood shelter.

Kimberly Perez filed her lawsuit in Will County court.

The lawsuit said Perez was "peacable (sic) conducting herself" at the shelter when a dog named Uno "attacked, bit, and injured her," the lawsuit said.

The attack by Uno left Perez "sick, sore, lame and disordered," the lawsuit said, and she "has lost and will continue to lose great gains she otherwise would have made and acquired."

The humane society was at fault for allowing Perez "to be contained in a confined kennel with said dog when it knew or should have known of the dangerous and vicious propensity of the dog to attack," among other reasons, according to the lawsuit.

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Flora Dora July 16, 2014 at 08:22 AM
Maybe he's the one she should adopt!
lala July 16, 2014 at 08:48 AM
How ridiculous!
NoName23 July 17, 2014 at 09:07 AM
I think the dog should be treated for being subjected to a vicious human and should be medicated as such. I have been there. Those are dogs are watched and supervised. There is a brand new pavilion a boy scout just orchestrated getting donated. Maybe this broad thinks there is REAL money if new things can pop up. Really, the DOGS should be asked whose allowed to view them.

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