CHARLOTTE, N.C. — [PHOTOS: Charlotte firefighters rescue dog from frozen pond]
Animal Control officers will be out in force Thursday, looking for dogs that may be left outside in freezing conditions. Channel 9 tagged along with an officer Wednesday while he checked on pets that were left outside.
From Dec. 24 through Dec. 29, officers responded to 29 weather-related animal cruelty calls. Over the past five days, those calls spiked to 47 calls.
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