Thurston County Judge’s Order Sets Hank The Dog Free
Thurston County Judge’s Order Sets Hank the Dog Free
After months of court hearings, petitions, protests and emotional visits through a chain link fence at the Lewis County Animal Shelter, Hank the dog has gone home.
“I feel great,” Jann Propp-Estimo said through tears after a Thurston County Superior Court Judge ordered Hank’s release Wednesday. “I feel vindicated.”
Jann Propp-Estimo hugs a supporter outside a Thurston County courtroom after the judge’s decision Wednesday.
Judge John Skinder ordered Wednesday that Hank be released immediately to owner Jann Propp-Estimo and her family, granting a preliminary injunction requested by animal rights attorney Adam Karp.
Skinder told the court he based his …