Pittsburgh, PA – The woman accused of abandoning her dog at the Pittsburgh International Airport earlier this month has been identified and charged. According to the Allegheny County Police Department, 44-year-old Allison Gaiser, of Kittanning, is charged with one misdemeanor count of animal cruelty, along with summary violations of animal cruelty, animal neglect, and abandonment of animals by owner.
On Thursday, the authorities said:
Investigators determined Gaiser intentionally abandoned the dog near short-term parking before boarding a plane to a resort destination in Mexico.
The police assured the public that the dog is doing well and is currently in foster care.
As reported by CBS News, Gaiser tried claiming that she had contacted her mom to retrieve the dog, but a review of text messages revealed that the claim was not true.
Original story about this situation here.
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