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Man allegedly left dog in backyard without food for 3 months

Man allegedly left dog in backyard without food for 3 months (Photo: WREG via CNN Newsource)

MEMPHIS (WKRC) - A Tennessee man is accused of leaving a dog in his backyard for three months without any food.

WREG reports that 27-year-old Kellen Jones told police he was out of work and didn't have money to take of the dog.

The dog, named Nino, was taken to Memphis Animal Services.

Experts said he might have been eating dead animals or his own feces to stay alive.

Jones now faces felony charges of animal cruelty.

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