A boxer mix dog named ‘Chance’ is being treated for extreme undernourishment right after authorities located him and 3 deceased animals within 2 hotel rooms.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office detained 40-year-old Denise Jimenez and her daughter 21-year-old Seanty Jimenez on Friday on charges of animal cruelty.
The window of room 140 at the Super 8 Hotel off Youngerman Circle has a number of flies sticking to the glass, that is the room police state there were 2 dead canines and a dead cat covered in plastic within crates.
“They need to go clean that room that’s what they need to do,” stated a man visiting friends staying at the hotel.
Guests at the hotel did not want to make remarks, however one individual mentioned he could smell the rotting animals from outside the room. Other people are hearing about it.
“That there was some dead dogs in there and I was like ‘whoa that’s crazy.'”
Police point out the 2 females were staying in 2 rooms at the hotel for 8 weeks. The suspects informed police the animals been dead for a few days and they did not know how to handle the bodies. Police officers say when they came into room 142 they found a seriously emaciated dog locked in the bathroom covered in feces and urine.
Animal Control rescued 2-year-old ‘Chance.’ He is a “1” on the body condition scale with no muscle mass and his ribs and bones clearly visible. Animal Care and Protective Services say he most likely wouldn’t have lived much longer without treatment.
An employee said that the managers of the hotel are away for a meeting. In the police report, the manager said the rooms are uninhabitable and require to be completely remodeled at 10-thousand dollars per room.
First for you, Chance will ultimately require foster care for weight gain soon after he is treated. To learn how you can help, call Animal Control at 904-630-2489.