16 dogs from kennel rescue heading to Colorado

June 12, 2014 • Local News

Surviving two animals from attack kept in quarantine


The 16 dogs from Doggy Saviors rescue that were not involved in Wednesday’s attack on a 9-year-old boy were scheduled to be shipped to Colorado on Thursday, according to city officials.

“Our position is if the dogs were not involved in the attack, and they are being taken out of state, then so be it,” said Mayor Dennis Kintigh.

On Wednesday morning, a pack of three pit bull terrier-mixed breed dogs attacked a 9-year-old boy, sending the child to the hospital.

The boy’s father shot and killed one of the dogs, and wounded a second dog, which was later euthanized by animal control officers.

The third pit bull-mix is being held for observation for rabies, as is a Lab-mix dog that was running with the Login to read more

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