Dog that was victim of attempted decapitation makes full recovery

Peaches, a dog from Cairo, NY that had been a victim of an attempted decapitation, multiple stabbings and left bleeding for hours, is making a full recovery, according to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA.

News 12 Staff

Jul 17, 2021, 1:18 AM

Updated 1,073 days ago

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Peaches, a dog from Cairo, New York that had been a victim of an attempted decapitation, multiple stabbings and left bleeding for hours, is making a full recovery, according to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA.
The society says the attack on Peaches happened on June 29, and after bleeding for hours she was brought to Catskill Animal Hospital for emergency medical procedures.
The Greene County Sheriff's Office says that on June 30 it received a call about a possible animal cruelty complaint from the Catskill Animal Hospital.
Following an investigation, Pauline Waldron was arrested and charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, which is a felony.
Police allege Waldron attempted to decapitate her dog with a sword. They also say that Waldron stabbed the dog several times, causing further severe injury and extreme pain. Police say Waldron failed to seek any medical care for the dog and left the dog to suffer for eight hours.
The dog required emergency lifesaving surgery at the Catskill Animal Hospital before being transferred to a specialist.
There were five other dogs in the residence that were also seized and turned over to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA.
“Peaches’ recovery is remarkable. Her sutures should come out by the end of this week, and her next step will be her new forever home,” said Ron Perez, president of the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA. “We couldn’t be more thankful to our foster home and caregiver.”
Photo courtesy Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA


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