A Bay Shore, New York, man has been arrested after he allegedly subjected his young dog to cruel neglect. According to the Suffolk County SPCA, 22-year-old Vernon Hart III is facing charges for animal cruelty and resisting arrest.
According to the animal welfare agency, Hart neglected his one-and-a-half-year-old pit bull, Remi, by failing to provide her with proper sustenance, including food, water and veterinary care. The dog has been taken to a veterinary hospital and she is being treated for malnutrition and a flea infestation.
If you witness any incident of animal cruelty or neglect in Suffolk County please contact the Suffolk County SPCA at (631) 382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.
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