Dog Abandoned for Being 'Gay,' Scheduled to Die at Shelterthe daily dish
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According to the (U.K.) Daily Mail, the dog's former owner observed the animal hunched over or mounting another male dog, which led the man to conclude that his pet was a homosexual. Dog experts have been quick to point out that this type of behavior is normal in male dogs, and is usually an indication of dominance or other non-sexual behavior, not sexual preference.
But because the man believes the dog is gay, he brought the animal to a shelter and surrendered him. Now, because the shelter is overcrowded, the dog is set to be euthanized unless someone adopts him at the last minute -- which is approaching quickly. The dog is to be put down hours from now, at 1 p.m. EST in Tennessee.
A Facebook page has been created to find a home for the dog. The dog's photo was posted to the page with the message, "Don't let this gorgeous dog die bc his owner is ignorant of normal dog behavior! He's in kennel 10L and he WILL be put down tomorrow bc there is no room at the inn!"
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