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North Bellport Woman Charged With Starving Her Pitbull By Suffolk County SPCA

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The dog was severely underweight, suffering from a skin condition, had not receivedveterinary care, detectives say.

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Suffolk SPCA charged Paige Warner of North Bellport, 27, with animal cruelty.

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North Bellport, NY - August 28, 2018 - Detectives with the Suffolk County SPCA charged a North Bellport woman with animal cruelty on Monday, August 27, 2018.
 
Paige Warner, 27, was charged with one count of cruelty to animals for neglecting Jackson, her 5 year old male pitbull. Jackson, who is severely underweight and suffering from a skin condition, had not received necessary veterinary care.
 
Jackson was immediately transported to an emergency animal hospital by Brookhaven Animal Control for medical treatment.
 
Warner is scheduled to appear in First District Court in Central Islip on October 20, 2018.
 
Chief Gross said that animal cruelty will not be tolerated in Suffolk County. If you witness any incident of animal cruelty or neglect in Suffolk County please contact the Suffolk County SPCA at (631) 382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.
 
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