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Suffolk SPCA Reports Arrest of Copiague Woman for Animal Cruelty

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Charity Dixon, 43, is accused of failing to provide necessary veterinary care for Precious, her Maltese Yorkie, cops say.

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Suffolk SPCA charged Charity Dixon of Copiague, 43, with animal cruelty.

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Copiague, NY - Sept. 24, 2018 - Detectives with the Suffolk County SPCA charged a Copiague woman with animal cruelty on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018.
 
Charity Dixon, 43, was charged with neglecting Precious, her 9 year old Maltese Yorkie by failing to provide necessary veterinary care. 
 
The dog is at the Town of Babylon Animal Shelter. Dixon, is scheduled to appear in court on 11/28/2018
 
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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