A Bradford County, Pennsylvania man is accused of saying he was going to feed a friend’s pets while he was away and failing to do so, leaving eight dogs dead.

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Pennsylvania State Police say 49-year-old Randy Howard of Canton is charged with cruelty. 

Troopers say eight dogs died and four dogs had serious bodily injury due to acute starvation and dehydration.

Howard was arrested at his home December 28.