SPCA: Shirley Man Charged with Starving, Neglecting His 2 Year-Old Dog


Carroll Dennis, 32, allegedly failed to provide his dog with food and veterinary care, officials report.

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SPCA charged Carroll Dennis of Shirley, 32, with neglecting his dog, Soska.

Photo by: Suffolk County SPCA

Shirley, NY - January 31, 2019 - Suffolk County SPCA Detectives charged a Shirley man with animal cruelty on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
Carroll Dennis, 32, was charged with neglecting Soska, his 2 year old male pit/mix. Dennis failed to provide his dog with proper sustenance including food and veterinary care leading to it's emaciated state. Three other dogs were surrendered and have been transported to the Brookhaven Animal Shelter.
Dennis is scheduled to appear in First District Court on March 28th, 2019.
If you witnessed any act of animal cruelty, or have any information, please call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.