GALLATIN, N. Y. -- New York State Police are looking for those responsible for shooting to death a Gallatin family's Siberian husky dog with a small caliber firearm, police said.
The family told police that the dog, named Buddy Clover, got off his leash outside their home along Taghkanic Road on Feb. 18. He was found later with a leg injury in a wooded area behind the family's home, police said.
The dog died overnight, police said. Officials with the Round Top Animal Hospital told police the dog had been shot with a small caliber firearm, police said.
Anyone with information should call Trooper Lydon at the Livingston Station at (845) 677-7300. All calls are confidential, police said.
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