The owners of a pitbull which had to be put down after it attacked two people in June have pleaded guilty.
John Gray with Animal Services for the City of Vancouver says the dog owners voluntarily handed their pet over to be euthanized and fully co-operated with the investigation.
“They actually were one count allowing the dog to be off leash, they also pleaded guilty to one count of allowing the dog be running at large and also one count for a dog bite and the fourth owning a dog without a current license. When these incidents happen, we investigate them thoroughly and the outcome depends on what proceeds through the court system.
The dog owners were also hit with over $6000 in fines for the attack which happened near 56th Avenue and Fraser Street.
So far this year, Animal Services have investigated 96 dog bites on other animals, and 82 dog bites on humans.