Pit Bull Loses Chance To Protect And Serve Because of Breed Discrimination

It’s unhappy information when a canine loses the chance to reside as much as their potential. Nova is a younger pit bull combine who just lately stated goodbye to her future as a police K9 as a result of of her breed.

iHeartDogs was contacted by Kayla Murray with Austin Pets Alive! Who shared Nova’s story with us, and our hearts broke for her after we heard that she had misplaced her probability to guard and serve.

“Nova is a 2-year-old pittie combine who simply accomplished her narcotics detection coaching on the Common K9 (UK9) coaching facility in San Antonio. She was able to be paired with a legislation enforcement officer however sadly, UK9 was raided by the FBI this week on suspicion of fraud. Together with 25 different canines, Nova was taken to San Antonio Animal Companies, the place they used her microchip to attach her to Austin Pets Alive (APA). APA referred to as her volunteer champion, David Loignon, and he picked her up in San Antonio and took her again to APA.

“Nova entered the Austin shelter system final yr, and rapidly started to say no. She is a really sensible canine and although she is dog-friendly she obtained picked on loads in play-groups. As soon as it was found that Nova was was extraordinarily ball pushed, and understanding this was a trait of canines who can do properly in legislation enforcement, David contacted UK9. They requested him to file a sequence of checks which she handed. Nova was rapidly accepted into their program and David took her there a number of months in the past.”

“Nova accomplished her coaching final month and was ready for the following class of handlers so she may very well be matched with a law-enforcement officer. Sadly, that can now not occur by UK9. Sadder nonetheless is that she may probably lose all of the coaching because of her being a pittie. Whereas David was choosing up Nova, a staff from the U.S. Air Pressure was evaluating a number of of the UK9 canines for his or her legislation enforcement groups. David requested if they’d evaluated Nova, and was advised that the Air Pressure doesn’t settle for pit bulls. Nova is a candy lady, with an enormous coronary heart, who loves everybody she meets. What a waste of drive, expertise and ability, all because of her blocky head and stocky physique.

“Nova is protected at APA and stands an opportunity of being adopted. Nonetheless, she may additionally decline rapidly and start the kennel conduct that made adopters initially cross her by. The thought of her lingering within the shelter and erasing all the trouble that’s gone into giving her the life she was meant for, and deserves, is heartbreaking.”

Are you curious about fostering or adopting Nova? Or maybe your native legislation enforcement company is searching for a brand new K9? Contact Austin Pets Alive! for extra details about Nova.

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