On Sunday night, an Oklahoma man was arrested for allegedly swinging his puppy by the neck. According to News 9, authorities were called to the residence of Franklin Maddox after a concerned neighbor heard a puppy’s cries.
The police arrived to the Quail Lake Apartments in Oklahoma City and found a severely injured puppy in Maddox’s apartment. The puppy was carried out of the apartment and was taken to a veterinary hospital for care – the puppy, whose name is unknown, is said to be in “critical” condition.
According to News OK, someone allegedly witnessed the 24-year-old man swinging the puppy by the neck before reaching out to 911 for help. Maddox was arrested on an animal cruelty complaint – there is no further information available at this time about the cruel situation.