E. Patchogue man accused of neglecting dog

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An East Patchogue man is accused of mistreating and starving his little dog.

The Suffolk S-P-C-A says when "Chico" was brought to a veterinarian, he was severely matted, had a fever, and was covered in waste and ticks.

Chico's owner Theodore Cochran is charged with animal cruelty.

The Lhasa Apso is now in the care of the Suffolk SPCA.

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