SPCA: Melville man facing misdemeanor charges after leaving dogs outside in heatwave

SPCA: Melville man facing misdemeanor charges after leaving dogs outside in heatwave
A Melville man is facing charges after he allegedly left his four Siberian Huskies outside in the heat for over six hours on Monday.  The Suffolk County SPCA say they found the four dogs penned into a fenced in area of the yard, in temperatures that had exceeded 90 degrees on July 20, 2020.  47 year old Michael I. Kaplow, of 2 Rope Court was charged with 2 counts of violating section 299-51 of the Suffolk County Code, which is an unclassified misdemeanor. He is due to appear in First District Court, Central Islip on August 7, 2020 at 9 am.