RUSSELL, N.Y. (WWNY) - A town of Russell man is accused of abusing his dog live on social media.
St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies say 33-year-old Curtis Slife allegedly violently shook his cocker spaniel and threw it on the floor, which made it yelp.
Deputies say he recorded the incident on Facebook Live on Saturday. He was arrested Sunday.
Slife was ticketed for animal cruelty and will appear in Russell town court at a later date.