home’s porch as a bitter cold snap grips much of the United
Toledo Humane Society cruelty investigator Megan Brown tells The
Blade newspaper she doesn’t know how long the dog was outside
Thursday, when Toledo’s high temperature was expected to be in
the teens. A second dog was recovered shivering inside the home.
The dogs’ owner says utilities had been shut off but he had been
providing for the dogs while living elsewhere. He says he
doesn’t know how one dog got outside.
The newspaper reports the Humane Society may pursue animal
cruelty charges in Toledo Municipal Court.
Forecasters warn of hypothermia and frostbite from arctic air
settling in over the central U.S. and spreading east.
The temperature at the Mount Washington Observatory in New
Hampshire on Thursday was minus 34 degrees F (minus 37 Celsius),
breaking a 1933 record of minus 31 degrees atop the Northeast’s