Why was one ‘Ebola dog’ saved while the other was euthanized?

Why was one ‘Ebola dog’ saved while the other was euthanized?
Article from Washington Post:

October 14 at 10:00 AM
Demonstrators with pets hold signs in support of Excalibur, the dog of the Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola, outside her apartment. Excalibur has since been euthanized, but the American patient’s dog will live. (REUTERS/Sergio Perez)

The first Ebola infections to take place in Spain and the United States had one unfortunate detai…………………continues on Washington Post
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‘Spartacus’ the dog stabbed: Owner, LAPD speak out
Article from KABC-TV:

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) —

The owner of Spartacus, a pit bull that was stabbed in South Los Angeles, and the LAPD are speaking out about the incident.

After undergoing two hours of surgery, Spartacus left the Pet Care Center on Monday. But he isn’t going home, because the person who stabbed him is still out there.

“He’s lucky to be alive because they did not get the jugular at all, so it appears that it was just a hatchet job, just slicing, slicing, slicing,” said Alex Kyrklund of the Pet Care Center.

Spartacus’ owner said her neighbor hit Spartacus over the head with a shovel and slashed him several times with a knife, apparently because the neighbor just didn’t like pit bulls. The Ghetto Rescue Foundation helped Spartacus’ owner get him to the hospital early Saturday morning.

“He’s hollering at my window, ‘Next time I see your dog, I’m going to kill your dog, I’m going to kill your dog,” said the owner, who did not want to give her name. “This man doesn’t have any scars on him, any marks on him, or his dog.”

Veterinarians at the Pet Care Center say Spartacus was still remarkably loving to humans even though he had just endured such pain at the hands of one.

“Even though he was cut open and bleeding, he…………………continues on KABC-TV
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