August 28, 2013 - Success!
A jury acquitted Jeremiah Aguilar, a disabled Army veteran who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, on the charge of owning a vicious dog after Dutch, his service dog, bit and attacked a woman after she beat him with her hands and a metal pole. Back in February, Dutch had been sentenced to death and Aguilar had faced a $500 fine and a two-day jail sentence. Dutch has been saved from his death sentence! Read more >>
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Dutch was accused of being a "vicious" dog and is now in danger of euthanization by court order.
Last November, Dutch bit a woman after she punched and hit him with a metal pole. Regardless of the reason Dutch was hit (the woman claims she was breaking us a dog fight), Dutch's owners believe Dutch only bit her because he was provoked and therefore, he is not a vicious dog and should not be euthanized. Read Dutch's full story here: http://www.dogheirs.com/dogheirs/posts/2744-disabled-veteran-asks-for-public-support-service-dog-faces-euthanasia-for-biting-woman-who-beat-him-with-metal-pole