DNA saves Michigan service dog from death penalty
CNN/KDVR
Jeb was sentenced to death until DNA indicated that he didn't actually kill a neighbor's dog.

via KDVR

ST. CLAIR, Mich. -- (CNN / KDVR) -- Jeb, a much-loved service dog for an elderly man, was locked up in animal control when the judge’s verdict came in: He would be put to death for killing a neighbor’s dog.

Jeb’s owners, Penny and Kenneth Job, couldn’t believe their sweet Jeb, the same gentle dog who helps Ken get up when he falls down, who lives peacefully with three other dogs, seven cats and a coopful of chickens, could ever harm another living being.

So the family used a forensic technique often used for human defendants to save their dog from death row last fall.

FULL STORY: DNA saves Michigan service dog from death penalty - CNN / KDVR

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