D'Anthony Davis, Owner Of Emaciated Doberman, Arrested, Witnesses Say

D'Anthony Davis, the owner of a doberman named Duchess, which neighbors allege he starved and kept chained outside during the hottest weeks of the summer, was arrested this afternoon, three separate witnesses told New Times.

Amy Roman, who has championed the dog's cause through her group 101+ Abandoned Dogs, says eight cop cars surrounded Davis' residence at 1636 Northeast 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale.

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Terrence McCoy