ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – There’s been an arrest in an especially cruel animal abuse case we reported last week.
The front legs of a Chihuahua belonging to an Albuquerque family were somehow snapped in two and then she was left suffering, without treatment for at least five days.
Sheriff’s deputies arrested 26-year-old Ana Cortez-Sabela, the dog owner, at her South Valley home Tuesday.
She’s charged with extreme animal cruelty which is a felony.
There’s a warrant for her husband too but he’s out of town.
The owners surrendered four unharmed dogs on the property and animal services will try to find them new homes.