Man accused of abandoning three pups alongside road in Steuben County

A Steuben County man is facing multiple charges after deputies say he abandoned puppies when moving to a new home.

Derek Clark, 33, is accused of abandoning the animals along the side of Bonny Hill Road. The dogs were pups, according to deputies.

They were taken to the Finger Lakes SPCA to be treated. Officials say the dogs are doing well.

Clark was charged with three counts of overdriving and failure to feed. He was issued an appearance ticket.

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