Ontario Man Charged After Abandoning Dog

Sixty-four-year-old Joel McCulloch has been charged after Ontario Provincial Police found a dog abandoned near Godfrey, Ontario. The dog managed to survive the cold winter temperatures for eleven days before being rescued by a member of the public. McCulloch is facing several charges under the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act, including causing unnecessary pain, suffering or injury to an animal; failing to provide suitable/adequate food, water, care, and shelter; and causing undue stress to an animal.