Dr. Douglas Huber, a Palm Desert veterinarian, will not face charges in the death of his pet dog.
The Riverside County District Attorney's Office say there was not sufficient evidence to support charges against Huber, which they had alluded to days after the incident. Officials said at the time, they saw no intent to harm the German Shepherd that died after being locked in Huber's vehicle without food and water.
Police broke a window to rescue the animal, who died minutes later.
Huber says he had been performing surgery at his veterinary practice overnight, went home to get his dog, and on a brief return to the office, needed to perform emergency surgery on an animal in his care.
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