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Reward offered for information leading to arrest of dog killer

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CHULA VISTA (CNS) - A reward of up to $2,100 was offered Thursday for information that leads to the arrest of whoever used pesticide-laden treats to poison three dogs in the Otay Ranch area.
   
One dog was found ailing after its owner let it into a backyard April 7. A second family in the same Chula Vista neighborhood found their two dogs with similar symptoms six days later, according to Chula Vista police and Crime Stoppers.

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All three dogs later died. Authorities said the poison used in both cases was believed to be a pesticide that was hidden in hotdogs or a similar type of food.
   
Crime Stoppers initially offered a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest in the case. The dogs' owners and their friends later added $1,100, according to Crime Stoppers.
   
Anyone with information on the suspect's identity or whereabouts was asked to call police at (619) 691-5151. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477, or by contacting the agency via email at crimestoppers.org.

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