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Michigan veteran's dogs pardoned from death row


April 19, 2017

IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A U.S. Army veteran's three dogs who were accused of killing a farmer's goats and cat in Michigan have been pardoned from euthanization.

Ionia County District Court Judge Raymond Voet decided Monday there wasn't enough evidence to prove Mario and Luigi, the mixed pit bull service dogs Allen Hustin depends on to comfort him, killed three goats inside a pen where they were found after escaping their own backyard in July 2016. The two dogs, registered with the U.S. Army, were released from the Ionia County Animal Shelter they were being held at on Tuesday.

The third dog,...

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