Family says poodle was shot; had to be put down

Police in Maple Shade are looking into a case of animal cruelty involving the death of a poodle.

News 12 Staff

Sep 20, 2019, 9:57 AM

Updated 1,714 days ago

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Police in Maple Shade are looking into a case of animal cruelty involving the death of a poodle.
The incident happened Tuesday between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. on the 800 block of Greenwood Avenue.
According to officials, the poodle, named Toby, had something lodged in his head and had to be put down the next day.
The Cook family says the poodle was shot after he got out of his yard.

A GoFundMe page has been set up by the granddaughter of Toby's owners to cover medical expenses.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 856-234-8300.


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