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Pit bull on the brink of euthanasia gets second chance as a police dog instead

By Christine Wang

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Here’s your daily reminder that dogs are amazing creatures.

Leonard, a pit bull who had been put on the euthanasia list due to aggressive behavior, is set to become Ohio’s first pit bull police dog.

According to local ABC news, Leonard was brought to Union County Humane Society where staff members found Leonard’s behavior too aggressive for adoption. This meant the next stop for Leonard would be euthanasia.

Fortunately, shelter director Jim Alloway — who has a background in working with police dogs — saw potential in Leonard. …

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