COLORADO SPRINGS — The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region Animal Law Enforcement investigated a case of severe animal abuse after ER veterinarians called in to report a dog with a suspicious injury.
The ER vet treated Jazzmin for a bone that was broken in half, and found another healing fracture near her knee.
The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) took custody of Jazzmin while they continued their investigation.
A full physical exam revealed signs that a muzzle had imbedded in the dog’s nose and a hip fracture.
According to HSPPR, Jazzmin’s injuries were not consistent with the story her owners gave officers with Animal Law Enforcement (ALE), and they were charged with animal cruelty.
Part of Jazzmin’s treatment required the amputation of one of her legs.
HSPPR notes the dog has a long road of recovery ahead.
To report possible animal cruelty or neglect, call Animal Law Enforcement at 719-302-8798, or call 911.
HSPPR is asking for donations to help with the costs of Jazzmin’s emergency surgery and continue her care in the weeks ahead.