A 4-year-old pit bull mix sentenced to death after an attack on fellow dogs has been granted an unusual path to a reprieve, possible reality-TV show fame.
A Circuit Court judge in Tennessee signed an order Monday sparing Prada from death on the condition that the animal spend the rest of her life at the Villalobos Rescue Center in New Orleans, the rescue center featured in Animal Planet's reality-TV show "Pitt Bulls and Parolees."
The order comes after a year-long fight to keep the dog alive waged by her owner, Nicole Andree, 35, that sparked an outcry from animal lovers around the world.
Prada was in the care of Andree, a Tennessee real estate agent, when she escaped from her home and attacked several dogs in an upscale Nashville neighborhood in January 2011, according to the Associated Press.
After three different rulings from attorneys for the city of Nashville declared Prada a public safety threat and order her euthanized, Andree launched a social mediaRead More »from Prada the Pit Bull Spared From Death Row