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An abandoned dog stand in floodwater September 12, 2008 in Texas. (Credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

A deep growl came from the other side of Shaniqua Roland’s front door.

She was pregnant at the time and headed to a doctor’s appointment, but she knew she couldn’t leave the house. Not with the dogs back.

For half an hour, as she tried to shoo them away, a pack of pit bulls snarled and snapped at her metal door. She thought of her sister, who’d recently lost a chunk of her calf in a dog attack. She’d see her doctor another day.

“It’s crazy,” Roland said, sighing. “I don’t walk outside anymore. No way.”

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