mashable.com - 11 days ago
Pit bull on the brink of euthanasia gets second chance as a police dog instead
Here's your daily reminder that dogs are amazing creatures.
Leonard, a pit bull who had been put on the euthanasia list due to aggressive behavior, is set to become Ohio's first pit bull police dog. According to local ABC news, Leonard was brought to Union County Humane Society where staff members found Leonard's behavior too aggressive for adoption. This meant the next stop for Leonard would be euthanasia. SEE ALSO: Adorable pup loses a shocking 80 pounds and is now living his best life Fortunately, shelter director Jim Alloway — who has a background in working with police dogs — saw potential in Leonard. "I walked out with a squegee. He ran up and bit it and then he went running through the yard. I knew it was a special characteristic.
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