The inquest into the death of Harry Harper heard that the family had owned dogs for a number of years and that the dog concerned, "PJ" a Jack Russell Cross had never shown any previous aggression or violence.
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Witnesses who saw the incident said that the man threw the dog in the air a number of times and let her drop to the floor.
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