Breaking News

Dog Sent to be Euthanized because Owner Thought He was ‘Gay’
Download PDF

A resident of Jackson, Tennessee sent his dog to be euthanized because he thought the dog was ‘gay.’ The dog, after being sent to the Jackson Rabies Control Animal Shelter on January 29, was adopted by someone else. It was reported by the Examiner that the owner saw his dog, the pitbull/American bulldog mix was ‘humping’ another male dog.

A Facebook page was created in an effort to save the dog from being euthanized. The following was written on the page:

  
What
Where


This guy was signed over to RC, not bc he’s mean or bc he tears things up, but because… His owner says he’s gay! He hunched another male dog so his owner threw him away bc he refuses to have a “gay” dog! Even if that weren’t the most assinine thing I’ve ever heard, its still discrimination! Don’t let this gorgeous dog die bc his owner is ignorant of normal dog behavior! He’s in kennel 10L and he WILL be put down tomorrow bc there is no room at the inn!

Stephanie Fryns, who works with Woof Connections, said that she intends to adopt the dog.

“I am adopting this big boy first thing in the morning,” she wrote on the Facebook page for the animal rescue group Save The Animals Together (S.T.A.T.). “He will be neutered/ htwm tested/ and vetted. He will be temperament tested and then places in a rescue verified and approved home.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




An employee at the Jackson Rabies Control Animal Shelter told The Huffington Post that the dog was adopted on Thursday. The dog had been scheduled to be euthanized at 1 p.m. Thursday. The name of the dog is Elton and despite redness around the ears, Fryns does not think he was used in dog fighting.

“[Elton] was pretty friendly so far,” Fryns told ABC News. “He’s pretty scared of everything, which is understandable. But he loved the car ride.”





 

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Junior Commercial Litigation Attorney with products liability experience

USA-AZ-Phoenix

Phoenix office of our client seeks junior commercial litigation attorney with 1-3 years of experienc...

Apply Now

Employment Defense Attorney with 5+ years of litigation experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of our client seeks employment defense attorney with 5+ years of litigation exper...

Apply Now

IP Patent Attorney with 2-5 years of computer engineering experience

USA-WI-Milwaukee

Milwaukee office of our client seeks intellectual property patent attorney with 2-5 years of experie...

Apply Now

Labor and Employment Attorney with 3-4 years of litigation experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of our client seeks labor and employment attorney with 3-4 years of litigation ex...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

Fast-paced, mid-sized law firm, located in San Francisco, is searching for a litigation attorney wit...

Apply now

Legal Assistant - Litigation

USA-NJ-Harlingen

Our office is looking for a person who does litigation cases. Please call our office at 956-428-2102...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

The Flomenhaft Law Firm, PLLC is a Manhattan based plaintiff’s personal injury trial law firm ...

Apply now

Commercial Real Estate Associate

USA-NY-Rochester

Searching for an experienced commercial real estate associate. Ideally, this candidate has gained th...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top