Cleveland, OH (WOIO) - A family pet was taken to the groomer alive but he was brought home, dead.
It happened in Parma.
19 Action News is just learning what happened to six month old Miles.
After being clipped and groomed, the pup was placed in the special drier cage to be kept warm.
Dog are normally left in there for 10-15 minutes. Miles was in there for almost an hour before he was discovered.
He never stood a chance.
The groomer, not the owner, has been charged with cruelty to animals.
The owner has told us he plans to help replace the dog, but the puppy's owner says the damage is done.