CRAWFORD COUNTY (KDKA) — A man is accused of burning two dogs with Drano and not cleaning off the chemicals, which led to horrific burns and injuries
Erie News Now reports Terry Payen, 73, allegedly spilled the Drano on two dogs and did not clean up. Payne has been charged with two counts of neglect of animals.READ MORE: 39-Year-Old Man Struck, Killed In Mt. Pleasant Township Following ATV Crash
The ANNA Shelter in Erie said the dogs were a 9-month-old pit bull mix named Chopper and a 2-year-old terrier mix named Goldie, who weighs 10 pounds.
The shelter, in a Facebook post, said Goldie has burns that exposed muscle and tendons on her head, face, muzzle and front legs.
Goldie also cannot close her lips and only her bottom eyelids can move.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Flood Warnings And Advisories, Falling Temperatures
Chopper suffered burns on his back and lost his right ear to the burns.
The dogs have been sent to the Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center for treatment.
They are expected to survive.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Continues To Ramp Up Throughout Allegheny County
“Trust us when we say it was some of the worst injuries we have ever seen in the 15 years of the The ANNA Shelter,” the shelter posted on Facebook.