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Puppy's death: Mediation brings saga to an end

Published on Feb 16, 2014 7:43 AM
 
It took a 12-hour mediation session last week to finally bring closure to a five-month saga over whether Tammy the puppy should have been put to sleep. -- PHOTO: PRISCILLA TAN 

It took a 12-hour mediation session last week to finally bring closure to a five-month saga over whether Tammy the puppy should have been put to sleep.

Both sides - the woman who adopted the seven-month-old mongrel before euthanising it and the animal welfare volunteer who found it a home - agreed that re-homing the animal would have been a better option.

The saga first made waves when the volunteer, Ms Ada Ong, posted Tammy's story on Facebook on Oct 11 last year, four days after the dog was put down at a clinic in Clementi.

The post, shared more than 900 times, detailed how the puppy was euthanised despite Ms Ong's willingness to take it back.

 
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