Death-row dog gets lucky break

Under a settlement deal reached after Lucky, a pit bull mix, killed a neighbor's cat, the dog will not be euthanized, as had been planned, but moved out of state. Videojournalist: Chuck Fadely (July 23, 2013)

A dog named Lucky lived up to his name this year. Nearly 14 months after a Suffolk County district court judge had ordered the pit bull mix be put down for killing a neighbor’s cat, Lucky was taken off death row and released on May 23 from the Brookhaven Town shelter. May 23. Lucky’s life was spared after the cat owner's lawsuit was settled by both sides agreeing the dog should leave the state forever. Guardians of Rescue in Smithtown was given 60 days to get Lucky to an out-of-state sanctuary.  | <a href=Here's the story" style="display:none" /> Here's the story" />

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