Shari Walters was charged with aggravated battery, cruelty or extreme cruelty to animals, and assault with intent to commit a violent felony after one of her roommates called authorities in Albuquerque and reported she had been poisoned.
The 53-year-old was allegedly upset her roommate and ex-boyfriend broke up with her after their other roommate found the suspect lying naked and having sex with her dog, Spike.
Walters then admitted to having sex with both her roommates' dogs.
Later that day, Walters allegedly put rubbing alcohol and toilet bowl cleaner in both her roommates' food.
During an investigation into the matter, one of the roommates told police he was "worried the dogs would contract diseases he was aware Walters had."
Both roommates received medical treatment and Walters was sent to the University of New Mexico Hospital for a mental evaluation. The dogs were taken to a veterinary clinic and treated for minor injuries.