A British couple was charged after their dog, Jess, was found in conditions so deplorable, rescue workers said they had never seen cruelty like it before.
The American bulldog's eyelids were folded inwards thanks to a condition known as entropion. She had a hole in her face that was brutally infected, along with infections on her ears and skin.
Somehow, it gets worse. The pads on Jess' feet had thickened to the point of growing horns. Yes, horns. She could barely walk.
If anyone should be sporting horns, of course, it's Vincent and Sharon Lloyd of Consett, England, whose cruelty earned them a lifetime ban on owning animals.
"I've never seen anything like the growths from the pads on her feet, which would have been obvious to anyone," Heidi Cleaver of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals told the Northern Echo. "She could barely walk as a result.