Las Vegas household says dog was practically mauled to death
Created Jan. 6, 2014
Las Vegas, NV — A Las Vegas loved ones said Qutie, their 6-year-old Shih Tzu, was practically mauled to death by yet another dog roughly a week ago in a quiet eastside neighborhood.
Owner Mariann Tindall told Action News that Qutie’s attack price her about $ 1,700 in emergency surgery and various other vet bills.
Qutie lost an eye in the attack. She is now covered in bite marks and stitches and she is forced to take antibiotics and painkillers. “She’s not the identical dog she [employed to be],” said Tindall.
Tindall stated the attack occurred just a couple of streets down from her home, inside the Villa Borega mobile home park, near Lamb Boulevard and Washington Avenue.
Tindall’s brother, Clyde Downer, was walking Qutie when it occurred. He stated two dogs came out of nowhere, and ran up to Qutie. Neither a single was on a leash or had a collar.
Downer said 1 of the dogs picked Qutie up, “She was shaking like a rag doll. I was screaming at the top of my lungs [for] aid.”
Downer rushed Qutie home to Mariann, who raced the dog to the veterinarian hospital.
Tindall told Action News that Animal Handle picked up the dog she believes attacked Qutie. She said the city told her the individuals who’ve come to claim the dog, have not been able to show proof of ownership. It lends no assist to Qutie’s family members. They are retired and on a fixed revenue. “I can’t afford to place out $ 1,700 just like that to take care of her,” added Tindall.
Tindall mentioned the attacking dog’s caretaker demands to come forward and foot the bill for the mauling that changed Qutie’s life forever.
On Monday afternoon, Action News reached out to Animal Control for comment. We are nonetheless waiting for a response.