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Poisoned meatballs found by dog owners in San Francisco

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On Monday, Shura Kelly and her friend were walking their dogs along 24th Ave. and Ortega Street when they found a plate of meatballs in various shapes reported the SFgate.com.

The meatballs had been stuffed with pills. Also, a candle and approximately $1.50 in quarters were left on the plate. The content of the suspected poisoned capsules have not yet been identified.

Last year, a dog died in the Twin Peaks area from ingesting strychnine, a poison commonly used to kill rodents.

In February, 35 poisoned meatballs, tested to also have been laced with strychnine, were found in the same area hidden in such places as carports, stairwells, under bushes, and other places dogs would likely sniff out on their walks.

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There have been no suspects apprehended.

Yelp's CEO, dog loving Jeremy Stoppelman, who often can be seen walking his dog, Darwin, has offered a $23,000 reward for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the culprit who is trying to kill dogs in San Francisco. Also adding to the now total reward of $25,000 is the Animal Legal Defense Fund and SF Dog.

If you have any information, please call (415) 575-4444.

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