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August 20, 2015

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hollyroller@hotwire.com

Is this the women with the small Toyota Truck with a camper shell on the back?
I believe both are blue.
Is this the women that wears Extra Large Eyeglasses?
You would recognize her because the Eye glass frames and lenses are at least4-5 inches in diameter.
Abuse by Dog Sitters regarding their "charges" is more common than you would believe.
City of Burlingame Business License?
Credentials other than having an old pick up truck?
Pet first aid?
Insurance?
Ability to communicate with humans?
All I can say is "you get what you pay for."
This is Horrible everyway you look at it.

Joe

Here's the public notice of her identity:

A 65-year-old Burlingame dog sitter pleaded not guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor animal cruelty charge Thursday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

Peninsula Humane Society & Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals investigators went to Levac’s home on Aug. 5 and seized 10 dogs and also determined Levac was running an unlicensed dog boarding business, prosecutors said.

Frisco’s owner said she paid Levac to watch the dog for about a week when the alleged abuse occurred. PHS/SPCA staff examined Frisco Sunday and found it unhurt, according to prosecutors.

Levac did not appear in court Thursday and defense attorney Robert Courshon made the not guilty plea on her behalf, which is allowed in misdemeanor cases, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

Staff with the District Attorney’s Office said they filed the case Wednesday and a $10,000 warrant for Levac’s arrest was issued. Levac surrendered to authorities and they released her on a $10,000 bond.

http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2015-08-28/woman-pleads-not-guilty-to-alleged-animal-cruelty/1776425149216.html

Yesterday's Daily Post piece adds a bit of detail in that the dog boarding business was unlicensed and PHS seized 11 dogs from the house on Aug 5. If the dog in the video had severe injuries this would have been a felony charge. As it is, the misdemeanor charge could lead to a year in county jail.

Joe

Sorry. I edited out the paragraph with her first name: Linda Levac, 65, of Burlingame.

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