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Syosset Family Furious Over Dog Death

Family wants answers after dog attacked and killed while in care of Oyster Bay pet sitting service.

Syosset Family Furious Over Dog Death
A Syosset family is demanding answers following the death of their dog who they thought was safe in the care of an Oyster Bay pet sitting business. 

Amy Cicio left her rescued 6-pound Chihuahua, Reba, with Two By Four pet sitting services during a short trip. When she returned on Dec. 29, she was told that her dog had been attacked and killed by another dog in the care of Two By Four.
 
Cicio said Two By Four workers told her they didn't see the attack happen and didn't know which dog was responsible. 

"They have no answers. I am heartbroken and feel compelled to make my community aware," she wrote to Patch. "They are a business and it's their job and responsibility to watch the dogs!"

Two By Four owner Melanie Nardiello told News 12 that the dogs were not left outside alone.

“As soon as the incident happened, we reacted swiftly and professionally. We did everything that we could to save Reba,” Nardiello told News 12. 

The Cicio's told CBS News that the dogs were not properly supervised and they are considering suing Two By Four.


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