Boy charged with felony animal cruelty for throwing dog down stairs

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A boy in Naples, New York has been arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty on Thursday after a humane officer from the Ontario County Humane Society alleged the boy threw a small dog down a flight of stairs.

According to 13WhamNews, the Ontario County Humane Society in cooperation with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, had been notified of the incident which occurred on September 18. The youngster has been charged with intentionally throwing a three-year-old Chihuahua down a flight of stairs; the boy did not live at the home.

The dog was rushed to a local veterinarian where he was diagnosed with a brain injury and trauma from the fall. Although his prognosis initially was unknown, the dog has since been released back to his owner.

The boy’s name and age have not been released; he faces felony aggravated animal cruelty charges.

(Photo is not the dog involved in case)

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4 replies
  1. Bunny Peters says:

    OMG, WHY???????
    Where were this monster’s parents? How did this happen?

    As for the POS kid who harmed this precious little treasure…… there is a reserved place in Hell waiting for him
    where he will burn forever for his cruelty.

    Good thing I wasn’t there. That POS monster would be in the morgue (& I would be headed to prison)……
    I wouldn’t tolerate anyone harming a family member (including dogs, cats & horses)……

    • Barkley's Mom says:

      Since this boy didn’t live there, why should the owner lose their dog? I highly doubt they knew the kid would do such a thing.

  2. Barkley's Mom says:

    Children who would hurt an innocent animal like this will grow up to be serial killers. This child needs help and I frankly doubt there is enough out there. Please get him off the streets before he hurts something else.


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