Hank, a Pitbull Terrier-type dog whose seizure sparked a major public campaign in Northern Ireland, is being returned to his  owners after a judge confirmed he will not face destruction.  Photograph: Leonard Collins/Joanne Meadows/PA.

A Pitbull Terrier-type dog whose seizure by authorities in Belfast last month sparked a major public campaign is to be reunited with his owners after (...)

Hank is believed by his owners to be a Labrador-Staffordshire terrier cross-breed. They  were flabbergasted when he was impounded as a pit bull. Hank had not never done anything to indicate he posed a risk to the public. Photograph: Leonard Collins/Joanne Meadows/PA

It’s a not-so-shaggy dog story with a happy ending. Hank the dog, having been snatched from his Belfast home on suspicion of looking like a pit bull t(...)