NEW YORK (CBS 2) — The ASPCA was investigating a report of someone poisoning animals in the Bronx.
Last week, members of a family in Woodlawn said their dog became violently ill and died after a walk in the neighborhood.READ MORE: Suffolk County Police Officer In Critical Condition After Being Stabbed By Suspect Following Crash
The ASPCA posted flyers up and down East 235th Street to alert pet owners.READ MORE: Sen. Chuck Schumer Urges Feds To Release $5 Billion To Address Mental Health Problems Stemming From Pandemic
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At least one dog owner says she’s more cautious now. “Make sure dogs don’t pick anything or eat something, could be poison, someone leaving it around for them,” said Robin Cummings of Woodlawn.