Man accused of hanging puppy from tree in Alabama 02/14/2020 10:31 am PST Comments WHNT / Jackson County Sheriff's Offce via WHNT: JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) -- Authorities jailed a man Thursday morning on charges that he hung a puppy from a tree in a wooded area. Jasen Charles Howard, 42, was booked into the Jackson County Jail Thursday on charges of animal cruelty and drug paraphernalia possession. Jackson County Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen said a witness saw Howard take the puppy into the woods. When the witness went into the woods to check on the dog, it was found hanging. The puppy was taken in by animal control officials and is OK. When authorities stopped Howard's car, he told them the dog had parvo but he didn't have a gun to put it out of its misery, Harnen said. A test for parvo on the puppy came back negative, he said. Another dog found with Howard when he was stopped by authorities was taken by animal control. MORE: Man accused of hanging puppy from tree in Jackson County - WHNT #Alabama #AnimalCruelty #Drugs #Huntsville #WHNT Related Stories Puppy's ears cut off with scissors, superglued back on, N.C. police say Man charged after allegedly admitting to killing puppy in dryer Former police officer sentenced for beating puppy with piece of wood Man convicted of killing puppy with hammer gets 9 months in jail Florida man gets 270 days in jail for stomping small dog to death Arkansas man pleads guilty to kicking, smashing wife's Yorkie Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.