BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say they've arrested two teenagers suspected of setting a Jack Russell terrier on fire last month in Buffalo.
Police tell local media outlets that tips received last weekend led to the arrested of a two suspects, ages 17 and 19, who haven't been charged yet. Officials say the teens face felony animal cruelty charges.
The 16-month-old terrier suffered severe burns when it was found set on fire in a yard on Buffalo's east side on Oct. 29. Named Phoenix by his rescuers, the dog is recovering at an animal hospital with burned ears, an ankle infection, and blistered eyelids.