It is official, the "gay" pit bull mix who was slated for destruction at a Jackson, Tenn., animal control facility, is safe.
Following a flurry of internet networking, the supposed "gay" dog, who was actually just displaying normal dog behavior, was sprung from the Jackson Rabies Control building early Thursday morning.
According to ABC News, the misunderstood dog is now owned by a veterinary tech named Stephanie Fryns.
Fryns has named the dog, "Elton."
She told ABC that Elton enjoyed the car ride and that he has been "pretty friendly so far."
When word spread that Elton was deemed "gay," by his prior owner for "hunching over" another male dog, people from across the nation were simultaneously shocked and outraged at the ignorance of the owner who wound up surrendering Elton for behaving in a perfectly normal manner.
Not to mention, even if Elton was "gay," who cares?
Bottom line, Elvis has left the building.
Anyone who was beside themselves with worry over Elton may want to direct that concern towards the dogs who are still in danger at the Jackson Rabies facility.
Without a bizarre story of their own, they might not make it out alive.
Information for those dogs still at risk:
Facebook thread here.
Jackson Rabies Control, 146 Miller Ave., in Jackson TN.
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