In the upscale city of Aventura, Florida, a 24-year-old woman was caught on video abusing her ten-pound Yorkie and ShihTzu mix in an elevator in the Artech condominiums. The disturbing video, filmed on September 20, began as the small dog scurried into the elevator ahead of her owner. As the woman turned around after pressing the button for the floor she wanted, she cornered the puppy and kicked it numerous times. When the elevator stopped, the woman left and the dog was left alone to wander around the building.
Detectives identified Keevonna Wilson as the woman in the video. According to News10, Wilson has been charged with animal cruelty. Investigators report Wilson became irate after the dog had an accident in the elevator.
Miami-Dade Animal Services seized the tiny dog named Chastity on September 27. A veterinary examination determined the dog to be in good general health, however Chastity had bruises on her abdomen and the outside part of her ears. The dog appeared to be in pain when her abdomen and lower back were touched. She is currently in a foster home, and will be made available for adoption in the future once the shelter has been granted custody.
As for Wilson, she posted a $5,000 bond and awaits a court date.
(Photos of Aventura woman kicking dog via News10)
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