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Shelter Gave Hospitalized Woman's Afghan Hound Away

One year ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

When their people are in the hospital , what happens to the dogs left behind? This is actually a pretty complicated issue. Should the county shelter rehome the dog with someone able to take care of it, or is that their choice to make at all? A new lawsuit addresses this conundrum.
In February, 72-year-old New Jersey resident Daria Sawczyn became extremely ill. She called 9-1-1 and an ambulance came to take her from her apartment to St. Mary's Hospital in Paterson. As she was departing for the hospital, authorities took Sasha, Sawczyn's purebred Afghan Hound , out on a leash. The officers...
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