Patty Armine of Holbrook said her 16-year-old pug, Bubba, got out of her backyard and was turned over to a pug rescue group, Curly Tail Pug Rescue, which is accusing her of neglecting the dog.
Krista Kazan of Hauppauge was arrested and charged with grand larceny on Saturday.
A woman is seen on surveillance video walking into the store with a big, dark-colored bag hanging off her arm. Store employees said she posed as a customer.
Some of the dogs and cats at the North Shore Animal League in Port Washington have been through some tough times, including abuse and neglect. That is why Cara Taback hopes generous people will make special donations.