Former MTV Star Madeleine Cornish Charged With Animal Abuse After Allegedly Abandoning Mastiff Puppy WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS!

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Aug. 16 2014, Updated 9:40 a.m. ET

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“Benson had a body score of 1, which is the lowest and worst on the body condition score chart used by veterinarians,” Cornish’s arrest warrant claims. “Benson’s ribs, lumbar vertebrae, pelvic bones and all body prominences evident from a distance with no discernible body fat.”

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The dog, now named Hank, weighed 30 pounds, only about half his healthy weight, when he was discovered wandering the streets of Louisville on July 10.

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According to The Arrow Fund, Hank is now able to eat five ounces of canned food every four hours.

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Hank received treatment at Blue Peal Hospital and is now recovering with a foster family.

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Cornish allegedly dumped her sick, starving pup on the street to avoid punishment for her crime, say cops.

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“He’s gaining his weight back, his blood levels are coming back into the normal range, he’s definitely responding to it, his coat is looking better and he’s feeling better,” The Arrow Fund vice president Leslie Spetz told WLKY.

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Source: The Arrow Fund

Spetz says Cornish’s alleged abuse may have “lasting effects” on the dog’s longterm health.

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Source: Th Arrow Fund

A month after his admission into the hospital, Hank is looking healthier.

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