Hixson Man Charged With Keeping Dog In Crate With No Food Or Water In Below-Freezing Temperatures

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Stephen Douglas Spencer
Stephen Douglas Spencer

A Hixson man has been charged with killing his dog by allowing him to be in a crate without food or water in below-freezing conditions in March.

Stephen Douglas Spencer, 65, of 7377 Princess Way, is charged with aggravated animal cruelty.

Police said the dog suffered hypothermia, pneumonia, bowel perforation and other conditions due to the treatment.

 



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