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Dog Abandoned in Elmira Apartment

Dog Abandoned in Elmira Apartment

     ELMIRA (WENY) --  An Elmira woman is accused of abandoning a dog in a Lake Street apartment.  Animal control officers found a 9-month-old female pit bull mix dog locked in a cage an unheated apartment, and without food or water for ten days.

     Officers took the dog to Broadway Animal Hospital for treatment, she is currently being cared for at the city animal shelter.

     21-year old Danielle Bowen of Elmira has been charged with one count of animal cruelty, failure to license a dog and failure to provide rabies vaccination.