Target the dog lived through explosions in war-torn Afghanistan, saved the lives of U.S. soldiers and was featured on Oprah – but she couldnt survive a brief stay at an Arizona animal shelter.
An employee at the Pinal County facility was today on administrative leave after euthanizing the shepherd mix by mistake. When it comes to euthanizing an animal, there are some clear-cut procedures to follow, said Ruth Stalter, director of the Animal Care And Control centre. Based on my preliminary investigation, our employee did not follow those procedures.
See the heartbreaking story here: Afghanistan dog hero put down by mistake at Arizona animal shelter Mail Online.