Brian J. Hills, 41, was charged with animal cruelty, a misdemeanor.
After an investigation, it was alleged that Hills repeatedly shocked his 2-year-old male Doberman with a shock collar causing the dog to scream in pain.
Chief Gross said that animal cruelty will not be tolerated in Suffolk County. If you witness any incident of animal cruelty or neglect in Suffolk County please contact the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.
(TriHamletNews - Nov 28, 2017)