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Maryland K-9 to Be Reassigned After Biting Handler’s Girlfriend Twice

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A sheriff's office in Maryland says a K-9 who bit his handler's girlfriend on two separate occasions will be reassigned.

The handler says he no longer wants to work with the K-9 detail in Anne Arundel County, the Capital reported. The newspaper obtained an incident report through a records request. It says both bites happened while the K-9 and his handler were off duty.

The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment after the first biting incident. The severity of her injuries from the second incident weren't given.

The sheriff says the matter is still under investigation.

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