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K-9 featured in ‘Rescued by Ruby’ is euthanized


PROVIDENCE, R.I. » A Rhode Island dog whose inspiring story of going from shelter dog to lifesaving police K-9 became the subject of a recent Netflix movie has been euthanized.

State Police said Sunday K-9 Ruby was put down Friday following what they called a “sudden, acute, and untreatabl­e illness.” She was 11 years old.

Col. Darnell Weaver, superinten­dent of the state police, expressed gratitude for K-9 Ruby’s years of service.

“K-9 Ruby dedicated her life to serve the citizens of Rhode Island and make a positive impact on every person she ever interacted with,” he said in a statement. “

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