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$41,500 settlement over dog’s euthanasia OK’d

Carson City’s Board of Supervisors authorized a $41,500 settlement Thursday to avert a possible lawsuit over city Animal Services putting down a shih tzu in July. Randy Munn, chief deputy district attorney, said “indisputable facts” in the case included an Animal Services code change in May that allowed for 10-day boarding under protective custody at an owner’s expense of animals under city control, rather than the 72-hour waiting period before such an animal became city property under the previous ordinance. “Tough case,” said Mayor Robert Crowell. The board voted 4-0 to authorize the money if Jeraldine Archuleta, Rollie’s owner, waives …

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