High Court Orders Stay in Dog Euthanasia Case

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Nevada Supreme Court panel says no action can
be taken to euthanize a dog that killed a toddler in Henderson - at
least until justices rule on a New York-based animal rescue group's

A trio of justices split 2-1, but issued an indefinite stay
Friday on an appeal filed by the Lexus Project.

The group wants to send the 120-pound mastiff-Rhodesian mixed
breed named Onion to a sanctuary in Colorado.

Clark County District Court Judge Joanna Kishner ruled Thursday
the dog's owner legally gave the dog up for quarantine and
euthanasia after it killed her grandson April 27. The judge says
the Lexus Project lacks legal standing to intervene.

Lexus Project attorneys argue the dog isn't vicious and was
provoked before biting the child.

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