Friday, February 25, 2011

News: Updat CCI Dog Elon- Appeal Denied

Appeal denied, service dog will not be returned to Utah man

Published: Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 4:16 p.m. MST

SALT LAKE CITY — A man who had his companion dog taken away will not be getting him back any time soon.
Dr. Gael Yonnet’s service dog Elon was taken away a month ago by Canine Companions for Independence — the organization that partnered him with the yellow Labrador retriever.
At the time, the organization said Yonnet’s lifestyle and job were endangering the dog because he didn't keep Elon on a leash, especially on trips to the mountains. Read More

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