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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Officials in an eastern Georgia city are pushing state lawmakers to toughen laws concerning dangerous dogs.

WTOC-TV reported Friday that city leaders in Savannah are considering broadening the definition of dangerous dogs.

They say a dog that attacks for no apparent reason should be classified as dangerous.

Officials also look to require owners of dangerous dogs to outfit their pet with a muzzle.

In addition, officials plan to impose fines on dog owners who fail to have their pet vaccinated.

The Chatham County state delegation will present a proposal in Atlanta next month in hopes of seeing similar laws enacted statewide.

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