Dog lost paw and puppies after being hit by a car

Dog lost leg and puppies after owner ignored injuries following hit by car

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A pregnant dog lost her paw and her puppies after she was hit by a car and her owner failed to obtain veterinary help. According to KTVA News,  49-year-old April Gutierrez’s dog, “Shebba,” was suffering so much after being hit by the car that she resorted to chewing off her own infected paw.

Gutierrez was charged after the cruel situation (which took place in 2015) was discovered, but she will not have to spend any time behind bars for the crime. According to the Associated Press, Gutierrez was sentenced to a year of probation last Thursday.

In addition to the probation, Gutierrez is prohibited from owning or being around animals, unsupervised. The dog who lost her paw and puppies is now named “Lucy” and she lives with a new family.

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12 replies
  1. Helen says:

    Just a slap on the wrist? Chop off her hand and let her experience the pain this poor pup went through. No moral compass!

  2. Animsl Advocate says:

    Another slap on the wrist for a negligent bitch! First if you can’t afford vet care and to get your pet spayed/neutered do not get a pet! Her name needs to be in the do not adopt do not transport do not foster list

  3. Elaine Briden says:

    That’s a fucking disgrace…that judge is an idiot. Her stupidity and ignorance took lives of puppies, and that dogs leg, she should get years in jail. That judge should be removed from the bench for not doing his/her job. Thats an outrage. That poor dog what she went through. What kind of lesson is this teaching other idiots out there who have any notions of not caring for their animals. ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????I hope that fucking skank gets hit by a car and suffers to no end

  4. Carol says:

    It’s too bad the judges are such wussies and won’t enforce the law. This crime is a felony in all 50 states, yet no one is doing any time. Just disgusting.

  5. Sherry says:

    Probation???? How outrageous was this neglect to allow the dog to chew off her paw? and probation? another joke of a judge. Come on! Sickening. Protect animals against abuse judges, don’t be so cowardly. They need to get harsh. This is insane!


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