SC woman accused of putting dog in trash twice

Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 6:56 AM
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A Spartanburg woman has been arrested after authorities say she put a small dog in a trash can twice.

Fifty-eight-year-old Nancy Smythe was charged with ill treatment of animals after she was arrested Thursday.

County environmental enforcement director Jamie Nelson says an employee of a private trash collection company found the small, black and white Shih Tzu in a trash can and took it to the house, where the woman said it was hers.

The employee called animal control officers, who found the dog back in the same trash can when they arrived.

The dog was taken to Greenville County Animal Control, where it’s been named Oreo.

Officials say the dog will be available for adoption.

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ripjones256
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ripjones256 02/10/12 - 10:18 am
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A sick woman. I'm going to
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A sick woman. I'm going to stop here.

sunshinebear4
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sunshinebear4 02/10/12 - 10:49 am
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Poor puppy- now she has a

Poor puppy- now she has a chance to find a loving home.

stillamazed
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stillamazed 02/10/12 - 02:10 pm
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What's wrong with finding a

What's wrong with finding a home for a dog that you longer want or can no longer take care of?

corgimom
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corgimom 02/10/12 - 04:10 pm
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Poor Oreo, maybe this had to

Poor Oreo, maybe this had to happen so he can finally find a loving home and lead a good life.

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