CALGARY — A dangerous dog hearing for two Akitas involved in a bloody attack on an Alberta couple and their pet has been called off.
A media outlet reports the owner of the dogs in Didsbury has turned them over to Calgary Animal Services.
The two Akitas, along with a young litter of puppies, have been undergoing an assessment.
Animal Services says the two adult dogs are unsuitable to be released and will be destroyed, although the female will be spared until the pups are four weeks old. They will then be placed in specially screened homes where residents are familiar with the breed. The owner of the dogs still faces charges and is to appear in a Didsbury court in September.
The owner lives in a house on a rural property and the victims live above the garage.
They were returning home with their beagle through the garage last month when the Akitas turned on them.