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Lost Dog

Animal control officers are entitled to qualified immunity individually in a dispute brought by a dog owner who claims the officers violated his due process rights when they put his German shepherd puppy up for adoption and spayed it without scanning it for a microchip, the Eighth Circuit ruled.

ST. LOUIS – Animal-control officers are entitled to qualified immunity individually in a dispute brought by a dog owner who claims the officers violated his due process rights when they put his German shepherd puppy up for adoption and spayed it without scanning it for a microchip, the Eighth Circuit ruled.

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