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Dog owners warned after poisoned meatballs are discovered

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According to Wednesday's KKTV News, dog owners in a neighborhood north of Boulder, Colo., are on alert after several dogs became ill from eating tainted meatballs which were left at a park.

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office reported that the raw meatballs, believed to contain rat poison, were initially discovered on Monday at a park located in a neighborhood in Gunbarrel. According to the Denver Channel, a total of six meatballs were found at the park, which is located at 5150 Buckingham Road.

Three dogs are believed to have consumed the tainted meatballs, including a six-month-old golden retriever named "Amos." The puppy is being monitored and has been undergoing repeated blood work.

The frightening situation is under investigation - anyone with information is asked to get in touch with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office at (303) 441-4444 - callers should reference case number 14-1915.

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