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New security measures after dog attack at Hancock Co. Humane Society

FINDLAY, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Aftera dog attacked a volunteer at the Hancock County Humane Society in February,security has been increased throughout the facility.

TheHumane Society has installed several cameras to cover every angle inside andout.

"Itdefinitely gives the volunteers an added sense of security," said HancockCounty Dog Warden Dana Berger.

Butthe cameras were not the only new measure. Each volunteer and employee nowcarries a panic alarm with them at all times. When the alarm sounds, it meanssomeone needs help – fast.

"Itcould be any dog, if it's large enough, it could cause a lot of damage quickly,"Berger said.

Aquick check at the monitors and other employees can respond to where the dangeris.

"Ifsomething does happen, we'll get there before they're too badly injured."

Thenew equipment cost about $1,000, but leaders say it's a small price for thewell-being of the employees and volunteers.

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