PRINCE GEORGE (NEWS 1130) – The BC SPCA has rescued a mother dog who was force-fed drugs and alcohol.
Ten newborn puppies were also rescued when the dogs were seized.
The SPCA was called in by a concerned citizen who reported seeing the owner force-feeding the four-year-old German short-haired pointer drugs and alcohol, as well as abusing one of her pups.
The @BC_SPCA rescued a four year old dog that was being force fed alcohol & drugs, as well as her 10 pups. The dog was examined by a vet, found evidence of past fractures. They are recovering at the branch in Prince George and will be up for adoption in a few weeks @NEWS1130 pic.twitter.com/I4A93GKB6o
— Tarnjit Parmar (@Tarnjitkparmar) October 10, 2020
A medical exam proved the dog was being abused, with evidence of fractures and past injuries.
A toxicity test did find traces of drugs in her system.
The mother and her two-week-old pups are now all being held at the Prince George SPCA branch.
They will be up for adoption in a number of weeks.