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Biting dog avoids "dangerous" label


Rex, a brindle mix canine, avoided being named a “dangerous dog” when Electric City council members refused to acknowledge that it bit a city resident, Amanda Lyn Button on May 13.

The dog is owned by Michael Lowry, who appeared at last Tuesday’s council meeting, along with a handful of neighbors who spoke of the positive virtues of the animal.

The council tabled the issue for the second time.

The first time, Lowry pled with the council to delay naming Rex a dangerous animal so he could take the issue before a municipal judge late in July.

Lowry had his court appearance and the judge...

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