Last week, a dog groomer in Elk Grove, California, was sentenced to jail time after being charged with felony animal cruelty following the death of a client’s dog. As reported by the Sacramento Bee, Stephanie Frentz, owner and operator of Soapy Paws grooming services, was sentenced to 180 days in jail and two years of probation for the death of Rosco, who died on May 29, 2020.
The miniature schnauzer was strangled to death after falling from a grooming table and not being attended to quickly. Frentz is also accused of not being “forthcoming” about Rosco’s death after the fact.
In addition to jail and probation, Frentz is forbidden from grooming animals for the next 10 years.
Sacramento DA press release about this sentence here.‘
(Stock image of dog being groomed via Pixabay/not the dog from this story)
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