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Dog trainer criticized after putting down healthy dog for being aggressive

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A dog trainer is being criticized after she took to Facebook to explain why she euthanized her healthy pet for being aggressive. Katie Rogers said in a public Facebook post that the choice "became crystal clear" when Tanner "put the fear of god into a child." 

She explained that while the nearly four-year-old had never actually hurt anyone after he scared the child she realized that she was "waiting for something bad" to happen to give her "an excuse to euthanize him."

In a post that has since been deleted, Rogers explained that she consulted mentors about the incident: