NBPD and Animal Control investigating dog cruelty case

The New Bedford Police Department responded to an address in the City’s West End after reports of cruelty to a dog. Animal Control and Police took one adult dog and three puppies from the address and they are being sent to a Forensic Veterinarian for further evaluation. The dogs did not appear outwardly injured, but are being examined to be completely sure. This case is being furthered investigated by The New Bedford Police Department and New Bedford Animal Control.