a close up of a dog: BC SPCA


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A resident of Pouce Coupe, B.C., has been charged with animal cruelty after the B.C. SPCA seized an emaciated canine two years in the past.

Alexis Walker’s Rottweiler, Kira, was emaciated and affected by extreme bladder and kidney infections when the B.C. SPCA took the canine into its care in June 2016.

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Wendy Davies, the supervisor of the B.C. SPCA’s South Peace Department in Dawson Creek, stated Kira additionally had muscle atrophy from her situation, which affected her mobility.

“We instantly applied a feeding program monitored by a veterinarian and in three weeks she had gained 25 kilos, merely with the correct diet and antibiotics for her infections,” she stated.

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Davies fostered the canine whereas it recovered and ended up adopting Kira completely. 

“She is a lovely canine and she or he is doing splendidly,” she stated. “She has been by way of a lot, however she is so resilient and forgiving.”

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If convicted, Walker faces a most superb of $75,000, as much as two years in jail and as much as a lifetime ban on proudly owning animals.

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