Dog Shot In Home Invasion Euthanized

Posted: February 8, 2013

WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — A dog that was shot during a home invasion in Staunton has been euthanized.

Boss the pit bull was put down this week at the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center in Lyndhurst.

The 55-pound dog was shot during a home invasion on July 9. The shooting prompted an outpouring of donations for the dog's care at Westwood Animal Hospital.

Owner Shannon Baber later moved to Waynesboro. The News Leader ( reports the dog recovered but had bitten several people and was declared to be dangerous. A Waynesboro animal control officer persuaded Baber to turn over the dog to be euthanized.