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Man sues PetSmart after slipping on dog feces

By jim Published: April 5, 2010

Robert Holloway really stepped in it when he went to PetSmart to pick up some bird seed and dog food.

According to a lawsuit filed in federal court, Holloway slipped on a pile of dog feces a year ago at a Newport News PetSmart and badly hurt his back. He also struck his head, knocking out four of his false teeth, the suit says. He's suing the chain for $1 million.

PetSmart has filed an initial reply stating that the store and its manager that day were not negligent in the accident. Pet accidents are a fact of life in its stores, where leashed pets are welcome visitors, a company spokeswoman said.

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