Root was arrested after that incident and released from the Forsyth County jail on bond. She later surrendered on a second charge.
About that time, police investigators searched Root’s business and residence after they received reports of other possible victims dating to 2003.
“Something like this is hard to prove,”Cumming police Deputy Chief Aletha Barrett said at the time, “because you have to prove the animal wasn’t injured before it arrived at the facility.”
Paw’sh Paws is no longer in business, according to an internet search.
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The driver was not injured.