Contra Costa Animal Control confirmed Monday that two dogs that escaped from a yard and attacked two people on May 1 will be euthanized
The attacks occurred in the neighbored of Nunn Street and Hudson Drive before returning home. In the backyard authorities took the dogs into custody—having to Taser one dog who was aggressive.
A Shar Pei mix and Labrador retriever have been on hold in quarantine by Contra Costa Animal Control since the attacks and have now surpassed the 10-days quarantine.
Rick Golphin, Deputy Director at the Contra Costa County Animal Services, explained that the dogs were surrendered to the shelter (ownership transfer) and they intend to euthanize both animals because they are not a candidate for placement due to their aggression.