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Police seek help in animal cruelty case

Courtesy: New York State Police

State Police are asking for the public's help in a case involving four puppies that were found on the side of the road in Schuyler.

Posted: Nov 30, 2019 2:49 PM
Updated: Nov 30, 2019 4:52 PM

SCHUYLER- State Police are asking for the public's help in a case involving four puppies that were found on the side of the road in Schuyler.

According to State Police, on November 23, they responded to Newport Road in Schuyler for a dog complaint. When they got there they found four pitbull mix puppies on the side of the road. They say one of the puppies was dead, and the other three were malnourished.

Police say they were left on the side of the road with a small bucket of water.

NEWSChannel 2 spoke with John Treen at the Stevens-Swan Humane Society who says the puppies are in their care.

He said, they had worms, fleas and were completely malnourished but are doing better.

If anyone has any information regarding the puppies that were left along Newport Road in the town of Schuyler, they are asked to contact State Police at (315) 366-6000.

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