“It was very obvious that his right front leg was having a hard time supporting his weight.”
Five days after he was found abandoned, Henry had the operation and was a much happier dog, now only weighing 78 pounds.
Animal control officers investigated Henry’s case and reminded pet owners that it’s illegal to dump your animal.
The charges that were being brought against the cruel owner included misdemeanor counts of animal neglect, failure to care for an animal and interfering with a Newport Beach animal control investigation.
In 2017, the owner, Sherri Haughton, was sentenced to 56 hours of community service and ordered to pay $7,346 in restitution to the Newport Beach Police Department’s Animal Services and the Pick A Pet Foundation for Henry’s veterinary care, according to LA Times.
See Henry after he had the tumor removed in the clip below.