Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital
An adult female pit bull and four puppies were already dead when they were placed in bags and set on fire last Saturday in Brooklyn, the ASPCA said in a statement.
Crystal Lashley, 18, was arrested earlier this week, months after her 6-year-old German Shepherd mix, named Briana, was found tethered to a tree with a visible neck wound, the ASPCA announced.
Back on June 23, a passerby called Animal Care & Control after finding a dog tied to a fence in a park near the intersection of Seward and Underhill avenues, officials said.
When the 3-year-old pit bull named Drew arrived at the ASPCA’s Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital in December, he weighed just 37 pounds and couldn’t stand up on his own.
High blood pressure isn’t only a problem for people. Dr. Louise Murray, Vice President of the ASPCA’s Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital in Manhattan, said it’s a major issue for pets too.
Humane Law Enforcement agents of the ASPCA arrested 47-year-old Ana Herra, who is accused of animal neglect.
Humane Law Enforcement agents of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals apprehended the suspects, charging each with misdemeanor animal cruelty.
Tino Garuccio, 36, was arrested for allegedly starving and neglecting to seek medical attention for a 1-year-old female Chihuahua.