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Man arrested in railroad puppies case

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Updated: 1/25/2013 3:27 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. - The Albany County District Attorney's Office has arrested an Albany man in the case of the railroad puppies, found abandoned  on railroad tracks last September.

The District Attorney's Office says 30-year-old Anthony Walker, of South Swan Street, was arrested on January 14th for one count of Abandonment of a Disabled Animal, a misdemeanor.

Three puppies were found by railroad workers, appeared to be nailed by their paws to the tracks. The puppies were taken to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society where two of them recovered from their injuries; sadly the third puppy had to be put down.

Hudson and Pearl were adopted by their families in December and have had a happy and healthy recovery.

The District Attorney's Office says the case is still under investigation and additional information is not available at this time. They ask any individuals with information regarding the injury of these animals are encouraged to contact the Albany Police Department 462-8039.
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