Man accused of letting dog die in the heat

Man accused of letting dog die in the heat while he visited coffee shop

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A man in Newnan, Georgia, is accused of a callous act of cruelty which led to the death of his dog. According to multiple sources, 70-year-old Jon Schuck went into a coffee shop on Tuesday morning, leaving his dog tied up outside in the heat.

The allegations

Good Samaritans reached out to the authorities to report that a dog was in distress and struggling in the heat. An animal control officer had been dispatched to investigate when the police were informed that the dog had died, reported Fox 5 Atlanta News.

As reported by CBS 46 News, before the dog died, concerned individuals had confronted Schuck about his distressed dog; he allegedly went outside and placed a newspaper over the dog’s head and went back inside to finish his beverage.

Apparently the accused man had treated his dog poorly in the past – CBS News has reported that the police report noted that Schuck “had been warned numerous times about leaving his dog tied up on a leash in the heat.”

The dog’s body has been sent out for a necropsy – Schuck was transported to the Coweta County Jail and then released on bond.

(Image via screenshot Fox News)

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8 replies
  1. Barkley's Mom says:

    POS should never have had a dog to begin with. His lack of caring or compassion for the dog’s suffering says all I need to know about this POS! I hope they lock him up and throw away the key. May he spend the rest of his days having his coffee in the slammer!

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  2. Adrienne says:

    Leave him outside in the heat the way he left his poor dog.Animal never had a chance at a decent life with a scum like this. Hope he goes to jail and meets Bubba.

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  3. Dalma Bugg says:

    This nasty excuse for a human being needs a very close encounter with the harshest aspect of the justice system – from the inside sans the luxuries but DO tell every inmate why he is there.

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