Mace is something Doug Hayward is always armed with when he heads out on his route.
Two pit bulls who previously escaped their owner’s unfenced yard and killed other pets has done it again.
Dangerous Dogs On The Loose In North St. Louis County
Mail carrier Brenda Beattie knows the nasty dogs at the 688 locations on her route by where they live, a few by name.
The US Postal Service says in 2011, there were 32 dog attacks on letter carriers in St. Louis, enough to rank it 9th in the nation.
“It’s obscene that when parents have to walk their kids to school, in some parts of the city, with a golf club to fend off wild dogs.”