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Mattawa woman guilty in animal cruelty case

The Ontario SPCA says a 44-year-old woman in Mattawa has been found guilty of animal cruelty after a six-year-old German Shepherd mix was found neglected last August.

SPCA found neglected German Shepherd with infected eyes, ears

A Mattawa woman is banned from owning animals for 10 years after the Ontario SPCA found a neglected German Shepherd mix. (Ontario SPCA)

The Ontario SPCA says a 44-year-old woman in Mattawa has been found guilty of animal cruelty after a six-year-old German Shepherd mix was found neglected last August.

The SPCA said the dog had discharge around his eyes and ears, and its nails were overgrown.

It was taken to to a veterinarian and treated for infections to its eyes and ears.

The SPCA said the dog has since been adopted.

The woman found guilty in the incident has been banned from owning animals for ten years.

With files from Kate Rutherford