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Back from the dead! Family who took their beloved boxer to the vet to be euthanized are stunned to find out she was put up for adoption and given a new name instead
- A family from Farmington, Utah was shocked when they discovered their own dog listed for adoption online after they brought her to the vet to be euthanized
- The boxer dog, Zoey, had been suffering health issues in the fall of 2016, when the Coates family believed she needed to be put down to rest
- Mr. Coates took Zoey to the Bayview Animal Hospital for the final procedure as his daughter and owner of the dog, Tawny, was too emotional for the troubling task
- Six months later, the family decided to try adoption again but were shocked to find Zoey listed on a Facebook page under the name 'Miss Frankie'
- Dr. Mary Smart, the veterinarian at the animal hospital, said it 'seemed obvious' Mr. Coates no longer wanted the dog
An ill-fated family from Farmington, Utah was horrified when they discovered their own dog was put up for adoption six months after they brought her to the vet to be euthanized.
In the fall of 2016, the Coates family noticed their boxer dog Zoey's health had taken a decline when she began having seizures and grew an enormous mass on the side of her body.
The family was under the impression the growth was cancerous and induced pain upon her, and believed it best to have Zoey put to rest.
In late November, the father of the dog's owner, Tawny Coates, took Zoey to the Bayview Animal Hospital for the final procedure as Tawny grew too emotional for the troubling task.
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The Coates family noticed their boxer dog Zoey's health had taken a decline when she began having seizures
Zoey grew an enormous mass on the side of her body, which the family believed could be deadly
In months prior to the dog's sickness, the Coates lost their home and Tawny's husband was sent to prison after he robbed a bank
The family had dealt with their fair share of disappointment in months prior to Zoey's misfortune.
The Coates' home went into foreclosure after Tawny's husband reportedly robbed a bank and was shipped off to prison.
After six months passed, the family decided they were ready to put warmth back in their home, and decided they wanted to adopt another boxer dog.
Tawny sought listings on the Boxer Town Rescue of Utah's Facebook page. When she scrolled through, she was shocked by what she saw before her eyes.
'I see the Boxer Town rescue page and I'm like, 'That looks like my dog.' Then I thought, 'I'm crazy,' but I click on it anyway and zoom in and say, 'No, that's my dog!'' Coates said in a tearful interview with KSL.
Zoey was listed under the new name 'Miss Frankie,' a 'sweet' pup who was seeking a new foster home.
The Coates family brought the dog back into their home, where she continued to thrive
Tawny was shocked to find her dog posted on an adoption page under the new name 'Miss Frankie'
The vet believed the dog had many more years to live
'This felt like a final stab.' Tawny said.
'It was just one too many things. I knew it was going to be what pushed my kids to their breaking point.'
According to Mr. Coates, who was the only person in the presence of veterinarian Dr. Mary Smart the day he took Zoey to be euthanized, he was given no indication that the hospital would not plan go through with the euthanization.
Veterinarian Dr. Mary Smart said Mr. Coates acted as though he didn't want the dog
Mr. Coates said he was even given 'a receipt for $215 for euthanasia and cremation' as well as a greeting card with regrets of the dog's passing from the hospital staff.
But Smart said things went down a bit differently that day.
'From my interaction with Mr. Coates, it seemed pretty obvious to me that they didn't want the dog,' she said.
Smart said she believed Zoey had more life to live and alternative medical options.
'In my professional opinion, this was a dog that had years to live and I didn't want to put the dog down ... I was trying to save its life.'
Smart claimed she explained the surgery and medication options to Mr. Coates, but he still insisted on letting the dog to rest.
Following the miscommunication, Smart decided to go ahead and send the pup to a rescue home, where she could be properly treated and cared for.
Smart failed to inform the family about her decision and what seemed to be good intent for the pup.
'I screwed up,' Smart said in the interview.
'I should have called the family. Had I any inkling that they might at all be interested in having the dog back, I would have for sure called. But after my conversation with Mr. Coates, it just seemed very obvious to me that they didn't want the dog.'
Dr. Drew Allen, of Utah's Veterinary Board, said the matter could have been a legal dispute.
'As much as we are in this profession for the love of the animals, we need to make sure we're not putting just what we think is best for the animal above the owners and the humans involved in the equation as well,' Allen said.
Despite the whirlwind of confusion, the Coates family was able to bring Zoey back home, where, beyond their knowledge, she would continue to live a fulfilling and healthy life.
The dog received medical care at a rescue home