Dog used by Colorado couple in sex acts deemed unadoptable, euthanized

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Frederick Manzanares and Janette Solano Frederick Manzanares and Janette Solano
AURORA, Colo. (KAKE) -

A dog that was used by a Colorado couple for sex acts was deemed not safe for adoption and euthanized this week.

Jenee Shipman with the Aurora Animal Shelter wrote to the district attorney's office that the male Akita mix named Bubba was not a safe candidate for adoption or transfer based on its history and behavior in the kennel.

“The dog has exhibited unpredictable behavior, and shows signs of aggression towards veterinary services staff, volunteers, community service workers and staff members that the dog is not especially familiar with (staff who clean, feed, provide enrichment and treats daily),” the letter reads.

Bubba was humanely euthanized Tuesday.

KMGH reports Janette Solano, 49, and Frederick Manzanares, 51, were charged in March with animal cruelty and accused of having sex with their dog in a backyard motorhome. Court documents say that the abuse happened between July 2016 and March 2017. 

Solano pleaded guilty to cruelty and animal neglect in July and was given a 24-month deferred judgment and sentence.

Manzanares pleaded guilty to two counts of animal cruelty and was sentenced Tuesday to 180 days in jail and 24 months of probation.