Man Who Scared Dog With Fireworks Charged With Animal Cruelty

A disturbing video that appeared to show an Atlanta man deliberately setting off fireworks to scare his dog on the Fourth of July went viral last week, and caused outrage. Now the man, William Scaffidi, has been charged with animal cruelty. Scaffidi, who posted the video on Facebook himself, insists that he didn’t know his 4-year-old Husky mix was there. But the video was shared by neighbors who believed he purposely scared the dog, Betty Boop. For now, the dog was allowed to remain in the home. — Read it at WSB-TV Atlanta


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