Caged dog Stella offered new home by US animal sanctuary


Charity wants to fly pit bull-type dog to US after it emerged she was locked up by Devon and Cornwall police for two years

Stella, the dog police kept locked in a cage for two years, has been offered a new home by an American pit bull sanctuary.

The charity in Connecticut came forward after it emerged that Devon and Cornwall police had kept Stella, a pit bull-type dog, caged without exercise since officers seized her from her owner in 2014 on the basis that she was a banned breed. Officers told staff at the kennels that Stella was “too dangerous to walk”.

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