Padi the Labrador Fate Still Up for Grabs

FLORIDA – Veterinarian Dr. Paul Gartenberg has spent $10,000 to defending the life of his dog Padi.

Dr. Gartenberg will soon learn if his dog will be euthanized after a 4-year-old boy cornered her and she bite his ear. A Manatee County judge will decide.

Dr. Gartenberg discusses his family’s plight:

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A vague written law that sets the potential of a criminal breaking and entering, getting bite and then dog being put down. What would you do if the authorities showed up at your house to come collecting on your pet?

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Paying the ultimate price for defending family. For more click here.

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