She was shot in the head by neighbor in her Tuscola neighborhood.
The neighbor claims it was out of self-defense, but her owners, say witnesses have told them otherwise.
They believe the neighbor ran after the dog on his golf cart and shot the dog blocks away from his home.
We tried to speak with the neighbor, but he wasn't home at the time.
We left a message and have yet to hear from him.
All Athena's owners want is the truth about what happened, saying, Athena has never had a history of violence and would never hurt anyone.