‘Vicious’ Pomeranian ordered out of Aspen
ASPEN, Colorado – It’s out of town or else for Gizmo, a Pomeranian with a bad reputation in Aspen.
Municipal Judge Brooke Peterson told Gizmo’s owner, Melinda Goldrich, that if the dog is seen again in town, it will be put to death. Goldrich was in court Wednesday on a charge of keeping a vicious dog.
An employee at an Aspen fitness club says Gizmo, who was tied to a fence, bit her in August. The dog served 10 days in an animal shelter.
Goldrich had been under a court order to not leave Gizmo unattended after he bit somebody in February. She was also cited in 2006 for his bad behavior.
Peterson threatened to have animal control officers round Gizmo up if he returns to Aspen.
An out-of-town friend has offered to take the dog.
Pomeranians are long-haired and small, typically 3 to 7 pounds.
Information from: The Aspen Times, http://www.aspentimes.com/