The local case of a dog named Jack and his alleged mandated destruction was a hot topic on WIBX First News with Keeler in the Morning last week.

As listeners called into to offer support, we learned for a dog-rescue organization called the Lexus Project, that specifically works on behalf of dogs who are set to be put to sleep. The advocate on the behalf of the animals, not humans, they said.

In this particular case, the information give to us was that the Lexus Project offered its support to help save Jack, but then backed off the case.

So, we spoke with the general counsel of the organization, to find out how they got started, and why they didn't follow through to help the owners of Jack.

As you'll hear in the interview, Lexus Project was concerned about the dogs re-placement, and ultimately decided not to stay involved in the legal process: