Man who sold 3-day-old puppy charged with cruelty



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Stephanie Dennis of the Hancock County Animal Control holds one of the 5 female puppies while their mother Cocoa gives a loving kiss. A person is accused of selling 3-day-old puppies, which would have died without their mother had he not been caught. Charge -- neglect of a vertebrate animal -- expected to be filed early this week. (Photo/Tom Russo/Daily Reporter)


GREENFIELD — A Greenfield man pleaded guilty this week to animal cruelty – a charge rarely seen in Hancock County – after he sold a 3-day-old puppy to a boy for $150.

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