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If you find an animal, call police at 518-563-3411. The dogs are believed to be infected with a variety of contagious illnesses.

Search on for missing, sick puppies in Clinton County

Police in Plattsburgh are asking for the public's help in rounding up puppies that were abandoned in rural areas of Clinton County.

According to police, the dogs -- some as young as eight weeks old -- were abandoned by the co-owner of the Northern Puppies pet store in Plattsburgh because the puppies were sick and he couldn't afford the veterinarian bills.  Go to full article
North Country SPCA board member Jessica Hartley speaks to Essex County lawmakers about the need for a task force on animal cruelty. Photo: Chris Morris, courtesy <em>Adirondack Daily Enterprise</em>
North Country SPCA board member Jessica Hartley speaks to Essex County lawmakers about the need for a task force on animal cruelty. Photo: Chris Morris, courtesy Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Animal cruelty task force forms in Essex County

A new task force is being formed to deal with animal cruelty in Essex County. Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas, supervisor of the town of Jay, said last week he will appoint county lawmakers and officials to the proposed task force, which will also include members of local humane societies and county residents. Chris Morris reports.  Go to full article

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