The veterinarians who examined the dogs said that they’ve never seen a case as bad as Trixie, according to deputies.
Trixie weighed 9 pounds, had maggots living under her fur and feces covering 95 percent of her body, deputies said.
According to deputies, the chow mix was also blind with a paralyzed back end. The pit bull showed minor signs of neglect.
Joi-Marie Richheimer, 45, of Crystal River, was arrested in connection with this case on Wednesday. She faces two felony counts of animal cruelty.
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