Neglected dog’s fur was so matted her paws dissolved

A severely neglected dog had to be put down after her paws had ‘dissolved’ under faeces-covered matted fur, which had been left for months. The little Shih Tzu, Lola, was left struggling to walk after the skin on her back legs had disintegrated so badly that the bone was left exposed. Her owner Carla Freer, 41, from Loftus, North Yorkshire, was banned from keeping animals for life after RSPCA inspectors found the dog in a ‘shocking condition’. But the extent of Lola’s horrific injuries had not been discovered until it was too late, after a concerned member of the public spotted her in pain and took her to the vets.

 

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