Alaskan Husky wins reprieve from euthanasia in Maine

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A celebrity dog that had been condemned to die in Maine just won a reprieve.

    ABC News reports Dakota is a five-year-old Alaskan Husky and became a celebrity in Maine, after she killed a smaller dog, was ordered to be put down by a judge, but then was *pardoned* by Governor Paul LaPage.

    For the last year the prosecutor's been arguing politicians can't *really* pardon animals the way a president pardons turkeys.  The   governor there doesn't have the power to issue a pardon in this case.  But now all sides have come to an agreement lifting the euthanasia order. For the time being, Dakota will stay at a veterinary hospital outside the town where the attack happened and get trained by a canine behavior expert.
    (ABC News)

     

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