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Local parents say they must fight stray dogs while walking children to school

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Some St. Louis parents say there are so many stray dogs running loose that they have to fight them off while walking their kids to school.

St. Louis Aldermanic President Lewis Reed shot a video of a woman who says she neeeds to carry a golf club to keep the dogs away.  The video can be seen

here on YouTube

.

The city has been caught in controversy the past year over cutbacks that ended animal control services.

It also lost funding for the non-profit group "Stray Rescue" to take care of the strays.

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