Albany man accused of neglecting dog

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A man in Albany is accused of neglecting his dog.

Tahir Jeffers, 24, is charged with animal cruelty.

Jeffers’ 6-year-old pit bull was brought to a veterinarian in Latham last week, said police.

The dog had wounds to its body, was severely underweight and hypothermic, said police, who also said Jeffers’ did not properly feed or care for the animal.

The dog is now at the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society.