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Glens Falls man charged with animal cruelty for abandoning pets in unheated home

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Neil E. Jordon, 44, of Cendon Ave., in Glens Falls, N.Y. was arrested Tuesday and charged with 13 counts of animal cruelty after allegedly moving out of his rented home and abandoning 11 dogs, rabbits, and birds reported the PostStar.com.

Jordon has also been charged with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

The dogs were discovered living in their own feces and urine in cages with no heat; the water in their bowls was frozen.

The rabbits and birds died.

The bodies of two dogs were found in the freezer. According to Jordon, the small breed dogs had been attacked and killed by wild animals. Necropsies of the dogs have been ordered.

Jordon is known as a dog breeder, show dog handler and groomer, and according to News10.com, only two of the dogs belonged to him. Authorities are receiving calls from the owners of the other dogs.

The dogs are expected to recover.

Jordon is being held in the Washington County Jail.

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