Dog Euthanized While In Labor At Animal Shelter, Sparks Outrage | Pit Bull Press | Positive Pit Bull News
Published On: Wed, Jun 6th, 2018

Dog Euthanized While In Labor At Animal Shelter, Sparks Outrage

AMARILLO, Texas – Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare is under fire after a volunteer took her concerns to social media.

Dacia Anderson is a dedicated volunteer at both the Amarillo-Panhandle Humane Society and Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare.

But after a recent incident, she’s been asked to take a step back from her work.

“I felt disgusted, I felt horrified, I felt like if this was okay then what’s not okay,” said Anderson.

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On May 10, she saw a dog had given birth to a puppy at the animal shelter. She then alerted staff members to get the dog a whelping box.

“I thought everything was handled and a little while later I came back in and I had been in the building back and forth all day and was met with resistance at the door,” said Anderson. “That’s when I noticed they were collecting the mother from the kennel.”

The dog had been put down.

“She had been euthanized while in labor,” said Anderson. “Not before, not after, but during.”

Full story: www.newschannel10.com

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