SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Buddy the dog has been released to a veterinarian.
A judge ruled in December the dog should be euthanized.
Lawyers for Buddy's owners filed a temporary restraining order while an appeal on the decision is pursued.
The dog was released to a veterinarian and the city said it will continue to discuss a possible resolution with the owner of the dog.
The city also said the move is to ensure public safety pending an appeal by the dog's owner.