East Hartford Man Charged After 8 Pitbulls Suffer From Heat Shock

An East Hartford man has been charged after his eight pitbulls were found living in poor conditions and suffering from heat shock, police said. 

Police said they seized the pets from 1055 Tolland Street when they were found living in filth- with no water or cooling- and all suffering from heat shock on June 13. 

Samuel Carroll, 43, who lives at the home, was charged with eight counts of cruelty to animals.

The dogs were transported to the clinic for treatment and are currently receiving additional care, medicine and bathing, East Hartford Police said. 

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