Dog Tired

An online Denver Post article posted today included the following headline: "Woman Accused of Starving Dog in Court."

And while the story of the malnourished four-year-old Belgian Malinois named Neeko is both tragic and disturbing -- Neeko survived by eating part of another dog that starved to death under the "care" of suspect Kristy Knecht -- most comments on the story focus on the headline's unfortunate and confusing wording. After all, why would a judge allow the suspect to starve a dog in Arapahoe County District Court? Your guess is as good as ours. -- Amber Taufen

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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