Thursday, October 9, 2014

Animal lovers protest

Spanish Ebola Nurse's Dog Is PUT DOWN Over Fears It Could Transmit The Disease

Top photo:  Excalibur, dog put down as precaution
Bottom photo:  Man throws himself in front of car
transporting Excalibur to be euthanized
Source:  Daily Mail
By Gerard Couzens, Emma Glanfield and Ted Thornhill, Oct. 8, 2014,

A Spanish ebola victim’s pet dog was put down last night over fears it could transmit the disease, prompting outrage from animal lovers who chanted ‘murderers’ outside the woman’s home.

Fury erupted after a government health spokesman confirmed that Teresa Romero Ramos’s dog, Excalibur, had been destroyed. The official explained: ‘Unfortunately we had no other choice.’

The animal was put to sleep inside Mrs Romero Ramos’s home, which was disinfected before the animal’s body was taken away in a white van to a nearby incinerator.

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