Ahwatukee grandma on trial for barking dog dispute

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Dentz could lose her dogs over the complaints. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Dentz could lose her dogs over the complaints. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
AHWATUKEE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A 90-year-old Ahwatukee grandma will be headed to trial for a barking dog dispute with her neighbor. Dolly Dentz lives alone with her two rescue dogs who were a gift from her son. 

Jerry Angerman, Dentz's neighbor, had filed a complaint with the city over six months ago claiming that her dogs were barking constantly.

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Dentz tried mediating the dispute with Angerman but the two could not come to an agreement. Dentz will now have to go to trial in August on a class one misdemeanor charge for barking dogs.

If convicted, Dentz could face a fine of up to $2,500, three years probation or up to six months in jail. 

“If I have to fight it, I will, but if I lose it, at least I would have fought it. I just don't want to have to give my dogs up," Dentz said.

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