A New York family is fighting for the life of a dog named Luna, who is at risk of being put down by the city of Troy. Six-year-old Luna has been at the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society ever since she had an altercation with another dog in a shared backyard with another neighbor.
According to News 10, before the incident, which resulted in minor injuries to another dog, Luna had never showed any signs of aggression towards people or other animals. In fact, this was Luna’s “first offense.” Despite her good record, and minor injuries to the other dog (a laceration on the dog’s leg), city officials are pushing for Luna to be put down.
The dog at risk of being killed
Luna lives with another dog, young children and several cats. Her owner, Cade Saba, told the news agency, “She’s playful, energetic and super loving.”
Though state law requires a proof of a “serious injury” in order to kill a dog, the city of Troy has more stringent rules and officials want Luna destroyed, even though the altercation was minor.
A fundraiser has been set up to help cover lawyer fees – but the clock is ticking and Luna has little time for anyone to fight for her life. Find the fundraiser here.
#Saveluna on Facebook here.
Advocates are being encouraged to contact the Troy City Court on Luna’s behalf. City of Troy 518-453-5930, or # 518-453-5900
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