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Employee at dog daycare charged with animal cruelty

GATES, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - An employee at a Gates dog daycare and boarding facility is facing charges of animal cruelty for the mistreatment and abuse of dogs.

On Tuesday, the Humane Law Enforcement Department at Lollypop Farm received a security video showing Dog E. Woggy’s West's daycare and boarding facility’s kennel areas.

In the video, 25-year-old Alexis Malone, of Churchville, can be seen striking a dog and dragging dogs by the neck and collar, according to Lollypop.

Upon further investigation, it was revealed that Malone had been abusing pets in the facility’s care.

Malone is no longer employed by Dog E. Woggy’s West.

Malone had been ordered to appear in Gates Town Court on Dec. 12 to face three charges of torturing and injuring animals. 

The misdemeanor offense could lead to up to a $1,000 fine and/or up to one year in prison for each charge.


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