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Wallkill man charged with felony cruelty to animals

TOWN OF WALLKILL – A Town of Wallkill man was arrested by the Hudson Valley SPCA Humane Law Enforcement Division on a charge of felony aggravated cruelty to animals. Investigators from the Law Enforcement Division along with Wallkill Town Police seized a badly beaten 10-year-old male corgi.

SPCA officials allege the dog was beaten by James Scott, 52, with a stick repeatedly in a depraved, sadistic manner causing injuries and extreme physical pain.  The dog suffered bilateral blunt force trauma, hind leg lameness and a retinal hemorrhage to his right eye.

The dog was brought to the Hudson Valley SPCA where he received emergency care.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the HVSPCA Law Enforcement Division at 855-448-2548.


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