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Couple tries to castrate their dog using rubber bands to cut off its private parts

By Mason White 6:51 PM October 29, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
A couple was arrested on a charge of animal cruelty after allegedly trying to cut off their dog’s private parts with rubber bands, police in New York said.

Lewis County police said that they have arrested 22-year-old Franklin Larkins Jr. and 22-year-old Kimberlin Rogers, after being accused of trying to castrate their dog in a cruel manner.

The two were charged with one count of animal cruelty. Their 7-month-old dog was seized by animal control. According to the police investigation, Larkins and Rogers tied rubber bands around the dog’s private parts.

They pulled the rubber bands in an attempt to cut the private parts. The castration attempt was unsuccessful. The dog was taken to the Countryside Veterinary Clinic for treatment.

Police learned that the dog was not licensed and had not received its rabies vaccinations.