Animal control claims longtime family dog is wolf hybrid, refuses to return him
AURORA, Colo. -- A family says animal control officials in Aurora, Colorado, won't give back their beloved family dog after it escaped from the yard, claiming the animal is actually a wolf-hybrid, according to KDVR. The Abbato family has had Capone for nearly 10 years. They rescued him from the Adams County Animal Shelter in Brighton, Colorado, where he was classified as a German shepherd mix.