A recent incident involving a dog attacking a sheriff’s deputy who was serving an eviction notice has raised concerns about what to do when dealing with potentially vicious animals.

The deputy in that situation, Steve Smith, suffered severe bite wounds to his right leg requiring seven stitches, bite wounds to his left leg and a broken wrist from falling on the street, Buchanan County Sheriff Bill Puett said.

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