Bridgeport veterinarian charged with animal cruelty

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A Bridgeport veterinarian is facing animal cruelty charges.

74-year-old Amr Wasfi of Derby is under arrest.

Police said he performed an unnecessary surgery on a dog, then did not provide it proper care after.

A warrant shows the dog lost 17 pounds in just over a month.

It says Wasfi also hit a kitten while it was under anesthesia.

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