A dog is in safe condition at the Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services Veterinary Public Health shelter after animal control staff removed the dog from a hot car.
Ashley Ambre Torres is charged with cruelty to non-livestock animals, a misdemeanor offense.
After the incident was reported on Saturday, deputies arrested Torres.
Animal control officers provided the puppy with water and are caring for the animal at the shelter.
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