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Man Charged With Animal Abuse After Facebook Photo Goes Viral

By Brandy Arnold

Credit: Greenville County Animal Care Services/Facebook

Credit: Greenville County Animal Care Services/Facebook

A South Carolina man faces animal cruelty charges after a photo of a small dog dangling from his second-story balcony went viral on Facebook.

A neighbor spotted the dangling dog and snapped a photo which she posted to Facebook over the weekend. After the image went viral, several concerned citizens contacted police via Facebook and Twitter, while others called in to report the image and the abuse. Police sent Animal Control officers to the Greenville, S.C. apartment complex with the incident occurred and questioned resident Tyler Smith.

23-year old Tyler Smith was fined more than $1,000 Click Here To Read More    

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