The Greene County Sheriff's Office announced via Facebook that Paul C. Bull, 47 of Coxsackie, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty.
Penny, a pit bull mix, was brought to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society after she was found Friday. Penny is being treated for eye infections and mange.
The sheriff's office says in its press release that Bull is the owner of the dog.
(Spectrum Local News - January 17, 2018)
Humane Society offering reward after mange-infested Pit Bull found
NEW YORK -- The Columbia-Greene Humane Society is offering a $500 reward for anyone with information about an abandoned dog.
A female pit bull mix was brought to the humane society after she was found in Earlton on Friday.
Staff named her Penny. She is a bit underweight and is being treated for eye infections and mange.
The humane society says she will receive treatment for several months. While Penny recovers, her owner or owners are facing multiple animal cruelty charges.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Greene County Sheriff's Office.