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Dallas man arrested for leaving puppy in kennel on lit stove

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Bradley Boley was arrested on Wednesday and charged with animal cruelty at his home on the 5000 block of Bowser Ave. in Love Field, for leaving his three-month-old chihuahua puppy in a kennel on top of a lit stove reported the Dallas News.

A neighbor heard plaintive dog cries of an injured animal, and walked around Boley's apartment to find out where the source of the cries were coming from, when he noticed smoke billowing out of the kitchen. Warning Boley, who then rushed into the kitchen and grabbed the puppy in its kennel off the stove which had turned on to maximum heat.

Boley, 60, threw the kennel to the floor, but the plastic on the bottom of the puppy's cage had melted into its feet, legs, and abdomen. Boley ran the puppy under cold water, but according to the witness, the owner showed little concern.

When the puppy named Buddy was then taken to a veterinarian, it was recommended to humanely euthanize the puppy due to his egregious injuries.

So why was the puppy on top of a stove with the heat going? According to Boley, the tiny, defenseless pooch was being punished because it bit Boley on the wrist; and that was after Boley stated he spanked the pooch.

Rest in peace Buddy.

Boley is currently in jail in lieu of a $10,000 bond.

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