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(MPRN-Undated) A dog in Michigan is not considered legally dangerous until it bites or attacks someone. That’s the word from the state Court of Appeals. 

State Capitol - file photo
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State lawmakers on both sides of the aisle hope to pass bills by the end of the year meant to crack down on animal cruelty. Michigan is in the minority of states that do not have laws on the books limiting so-called “puppy mills” – and it’s the only one in the Midwest.

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State Representative Sean McCann says currently an animal has to bite someone before anything can be done