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Man who tortured his dog is given maximum sentence - ordered to years in prison

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According to Friday's ABC News 10, a Sacramento, Calif., man has been sentenced to jail time for the abuse and torture of his pit bull.

According to the Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Steve White sentenced 49-year-old Robert Lee Brian to the maximum sentence of 15 years and six months in prison for abusing his dog, "Bubba."

Brian faced felony animal abuse charges after officials seized the abused dog in October 2013; the dog had a fractured skull and snout, in addition to trauma to his face and possible chemical burns. Following Bubba's removal from Brian's property, authorities discovered the remains of three other dogs; a necropsy revealed that at least one of those dogs had been abused as well.

Bubba lost vision in one eye, but recovered from the other injuries.

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