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Cops: Gloversville man charged with animal cruelty

Dog owner allegedly refused to pay for euthanasia

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John Edick called Gloversville’s animal control officer Friday to get help for his dog, a terminally ill Brittany spaniel named Ted. That call led to Edick spending the weekend in county jail on misdemeanor animal cruelty charges while Ted was euthanized. According to Sgt. Marc Porter, 52-year-old Edick of Gloversville knew Ted was suffering and hoped to off-load financial responsibility onto the city. “He was under the impression the animal control officer would just arrive ...

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