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Illinois couple in shock after dog accidentally euthanized: 'I thought it was a cruel prank'

Illinois couple in shock after dog accidentally euthanized: 'I thought it was a cruel prank'

“He very calmly and matter-of-factly said that he accidentally euthanized Moses,” Jennifer told Fox News. “I thought it was a cruel prank. I couldn’t believe this was happening.”

The Wangs rushed to the animal control facility and discovered Moses’ lifeless body.

Wang said he asked the facility director over and over, “How did this happen?”

The facility’s director claimed he “didn’t know” how the mistake happened, adding that he was told to put down a “gold-coloured” dog and assumed that dog was Moses, Fox News reported.

The couple said they are planning to take legal action against the facility.

“If he needed to be euthanized because he was vicious, which he wasn’t, he deserved to be with his family. We wanted us to be the last thing that he saw before he passed away, not some stranger who was poking him with a stick,” she told WMBD.

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