Police: Dog found with maggots in snout, fecal matter in its coatPosted: Updated:
A Putnam County resident is facing animal cruelty charges Wednesday.
Police say 30-year-old Omer Fahim neglected to take care of a four-year-old Great Pyrenees dog.
Police say they found large amounts of fecal matter through the dog's coat, overgrown nails and maggots coming from its snout.
The veterinarian who examined the dog says the animal could have died.
The dog is currently being treated by a vet.