Janey Shari Phillips, 40 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said starved a dog.

Reports said that the 3 year-old pix mix was found starved and in need of vet care.

Police stated that the dog was scored on a body condition scale as a “2”.  The animal’s ribs, lumbar, vertebrae and pelvic bones were easily visible. The animal was also found suffering with heart worm, hookworms, overgrown toenails and severe erythema.  

Phillips is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals.