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Saanich women charged with animal cruelty

May 19, 2009

A North Saanich woman who allowed her dog to suffer with a broken jaw, pneumonia and a collapsed lung has been charged with animal cruelty.

Iris Jones faces charges under both the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and the Criminal Code because her adult pit bull, Sherbert, was declined veterinary care after sustaining blunt force trauma to her jaw and other complications.

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The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a not-for-profit organization reliant on public donations. Our mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in B.C.